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Smells hot My Eureka Atlantis has been used for only my home cleaning use and today i went to use it and it is NOT suctioning like it should and it smells very hot and need assistance.


Sounds like you may have a bad motor. It is probably trying to work, that is why the suction is low and it gets warm. It will have to be replaced. ... Eureka Atlantis 2591A Upright Steam Vacuum

Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G.  The smell seems to be coming from the belt.  I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working.  the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal.  What is causing this?


Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I've got a Kenmore canister vacuum, Progressive 236123, and there's a burning smell from the belt side of the head--smells a lot like hot rubber. I've cleaned the agitator and changed the belt, but I still get the smell. It's stronger when I'm using "carpet" mode than when I'm using "bare floor" mode. Any ideas what the problem is?


... Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum

HI, my motorized brush barely turns.It makes a hot rubber smell. I took apart and noticed the spindle the belt turns on discolored from heat. Cleaned it, but still no turning of the brush.The vac is a hoover wind tunnel. As it moved accidentally touched the belt/ spindle and burned my hand a little. Very hot in area. Bright spark from motor noted. Was careful not to touch that part!


That means that the belt is stretched and it is slipping on the motor shaft, that is why it is hot and smells like burning rubber. You need to replace the belt. Here is the correct belt you need: ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum

I have a hoover mach 5 multi-chamber cyclonic vacum cleaner and it keeps getting hot and quitting.it's got a strong smell like something is burned when it gets hot also.


If its giving off that strong smell then the motor is bad. probably caused by not keeping the filters clean. on any bagless machine one has to clean the entire vacuum after almost every use to keep the unit operating correctly ... Vacuums

The original belt on my upright Kenmore Progressive broke and I replaced it with the spare that was in the vacuum. The vacuum and spare belt are about 10 years old. Then the spare broke after one vacuuming session and there was a burning smell coming from the vacuum. I ordered new belts and replaced it with the new belt. It seems to be working fine with no smell. I checked the belt after I vacuumed the family room and although it was in tact, the belt was very hot. Is that normal? Should t


The belt heats up due to the friction, as well as being in contact with the shaft of a hot motor. It is normal. ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hot Smell when I run it


Check to make sure there is no hair on the ends of the axel. Hair will sometimes wrap up around the axel and make it hard to turn. Cut off with razor and place a drop of oil on the ends. ... Hoover Fusion Plus Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Vacuum

Rainbow Vacuum Cleaner starts slow smells hot


I would suggest that your motor bearings are packing up. You will eventually harm the windings by overheating (although there is a thermal limiter). The bearing replacement is a job for a service shop unless you are pretty handy. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Smells like rubber burning, top of vacuum hot


... Eureka 4700A Maxima Bagless Upright Vacuum

Eureka 4870: when using hose, brush still spins, vacuum gets hot and smells like it's burning.


... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Bag change indicater staying on and vacuum smells hot when using


I suspect there is a blockage somewhere along the pipes leading to the dust bag.\015\012The bag full or bag change indicator measures how strong a vacuum is present at or near to the point where the bag is connected to the pipes. Under normal ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover steam vac dual v-smells hot


... Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum

When the vaccum is running the motor gets hot & smells & is very noisy.


Sounds like yu may have a clog, either in the inlet by the brush roll, or the hose. If the hose comes loose, see if there is suction there. If no suction then it is clogged. If suction, then the inlet maybe clogged. ... Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum

Kirby G4 running very loud and smells hot.


Were you put the belt on see if any thing is rubbing against shaft.it may have been the belt,replace the belt and clean out the bab and also the floor brush. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

When I was using my Bissell ProHeat 7901, I smelled something hot (almost burnt) and turned off the vaccum. When I turned it back on, everything seemed to be working, but the vaccum part was not making the same sound. The bristles are still turning, but it isn't picking up as much and is leaving quite a bit of lint on the carpet. Could the belts be worn? How do I tell? Thanks!


Ya that is probably the issue. Here is a link to the belts you need and to the manual which has instructions:Bissell ProHeat Belts and M ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have a dirt devil featherlite plus and all of the sudden it started pushing hard and smells hot. I cleaned the roller, changed the bag, checked the belt. The belt is a little wore, but not bad.


If it is pushing hard then you still have a belt problem. It may not be broken but the belt is stretched out too long and will not turn the roller brush fast enough to make it push easy. ... Dirt Devil M085500 Featherlite Plus Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Eureka The boss Smartvac Model #4870 roller brush won't turn even on the highest setting and the belt smells hot. we took the belt off. How can you tell if it needs replaced?


Just by what you explained I can tell that it needs to be replaced. The belt doesn't have to be broken to need replacing, if it is stretched and worn then it will slip on the motor shaft and not turn the brush roll and get hot. Here is a link to the ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

How to change my vacuum belt it smells hot and it does not ****.


You did not say brand or model number, most you tak off the bottom plate, the belt goes around the brush roll and the motor shaft. Some you have to remove the top cover. ... Vacuums

Replacement belt sliding over and smelling v. hot


Try taking a small locking washer and push it on the shaft with a pair of needle plyier ... Vacuums

Same here... I have a DC-15 Animal, it was making a clogged type noise and before I had time to react, it stopped working and I smelled burning rubber. I also noticed that the ball was really hot. It's too late to call support, but I intend on doing so in the morning. I've only had my Dyson for a year, so I'm sure it's covered, however, I have no idea where my receipt is. Did they take care of your issue?


You sucked up something that stopped the brush from turning. This made the belt slip causing a burning smell. ... Dyson DC14 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Water wont come out when handle pressed to do floor or out of nozzle for upholstery cleaning smells hot when trying to get it to work could this be a belt


Yes it most likely is the belt ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum

Belt problem My belt broke. I put a new belt in, followed the instructions, seemed to be right but as I started using the vaccuum, it starting smelling like burnt rubber. The belt was extremely hot. Took it apart, tried again and the same thing happened. Please help me!!!!


Get the old lady to use a dustpan and brush instead SORTED ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover U5344-950 My Hoover vacuum is a nightmare! I have had nothing but problems with it since day 1. The powerhead stops working if you try to lower the handle to vacuum. I took it in to be serviced and was told it sat on the shelf for too long in the store and it warped the belt...so it was replaced. Got it home, it worked the first time I tried it, then went right back to no powerhead working and as a bonus it is giving off a nasty smell like it is going to blow up! It now gets really hot to


... Hoover U5344-900 WidePath Vacuum

I have a bissell pro heat and it wont dispense water. the little red thing wont spin and it looks like the belt doesn't move. within a few minutes you smell it getting hot.


Hi,Here is a tip that will give you all the information you need to fix your BissellProheat Vacuum Problem.Bissell Proheat Upright Wet/ ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum

Motor dying? recently my herritage has been sounding sick, i tried to use it the other morning and it barely could blow up the bag, there is also a hot smell to it when it is running, the motor doesnt sound as powerful as it use to. Any suggestions?


Replace the carbon brushes in the motor. ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum
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