Having problems with your Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum ?
My vacumn has a aweful smell coming from it when in use. Not motor smell.
Smells are usually from bacteria. I have seen this before and you can get O.K results by rinsing the machine with cleaning soloution. I like ****-n-span. try to use a cleaner that you like the smell of as it will leave a little of that smell behind. use the vacum in the wet type aplication and use it to **** up the cleaning solution mixed with warm water with about the same mix as you would use to clean a floor. then after the machine fills up let the cleaning solution set in there for 5 to 15 minutes. dump out the cleaning soloution and repeat the process with clean warm water. If it has gotten really bad then you made need to repeat the entire process one or two more times. I also take the pick up hose and clean it with some cleaning solution then rinse outside with a water hose.
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My vacumn has a aweful smell coming from it when in use. Not motor smell.
Smells are usually from bacteria. I have seen this before and you can get O.K results by rinsing the machine with cleaning soloution. I like ****-n-span. try to use a cleaner that you like the smell of as it will leave a little of that smell behi ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a Z345 Electrolux cylinder vacuum cleaner, from the 1970s probably, but not used much. I have lost the guide. I forgot to change the bag before it was full. Smoke started to come out - smelling of burnt paper, not rubber. So switched off. It did not blow the fuse, and may be OK. I wish to inspect it. How do I open it up? Alos I have an air filter and a motor filter for it. I have often changed the air filter on the top. How do I get at the motor filter, if there is one? Than
Good day! OK you have to is replaced the bag and that's it.And don't forget to change the bag again to avoid that problem.Thank you ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum
I was using my Heritage 11 vacumn with the hose attachment and the motor shut down like the power went off .When you push the switch on the housing the light comes on but the motor does not run.
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Burning smell coming out while using a Hoover's upright vaccum cleaner (model U6434900). Replaced both flat and v-belt. The problem appears to be coming from near the motor area. The manual does not provide any information on how to reach that area. Any help will be appreciated.
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I was using my Henry Hoover as usual. When i sucked up quite a fair sized puddle of water. The hoover instantly cut out and a strange burning smell was coming from it. Would this be the fuse, motor etc ? Or would it be worth my while just replacing the entire hoover ?
Hi. I have to wonder why anyone would **** up a puddle of water with a dry vacuum cleaner (with no earth lead). I realise that your question may simply be a joke, but if you are serious, I think it is probably fair to assume that it is now dead and p ... Vacuums
Sewing machine Guru needed ;) Elna Grasshopper (new to me) circa 1950 The light works, but there was no hummm when knee pedal engaged. I have the motor out, and it is very stiff to turn. I'm at a total loss when it comes to motors and electricity. It doesn't smell burned, doesn't smell at all beyond normal machine smells. (Yes, I made detailed notes and diagrams as I took said motor out!) One other note. The long thing which my husband said might be a capacitor -- it looks like
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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?
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I have a Hoover, Steam spin scrub, Model F5897-900. Only used it a couple times and the motor gave out. First started being noisy then a bad smell. It did seem noisier that what I would expect from the start but I didn't realize it was a problem with the shaft of the motor. I took it apart and found the motor shaft wasn't true and causing sparks. The motor looks like it can not be taken apart and repaired. This seems like a default from the beginning but it is past warranty. Also noti
You will have to replace the motor and the hose asm. thehooverstore.com may be able to help, or you should be able to find a repair shop that can order them for you. ... Vacuums
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The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn't seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze blocking the fill ... Vacuums
There has been a burning smell for some time, but we continued to use it as everything was in working order. Sometimes the smell was not even noticeable. Today, however, the smell was intense and the motor kicked off. As it did, it was draining electricity like crazy. The lights dimmed drastically.
It sounds to me like the brushes in the motor are worn out or the motor has gotten water in it (if you have been using it for wet pick-up). The way you described the situation, I am really surprized if it did not trip the circuit breaker for the cir ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
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The beater motor will not turn. Is there a fuse? I've tried the reset, but this still doen't work. My wife smelled a burning smell and quit using.
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Hi, A few days ago I bought a Philips hairdryer (HP4935/22) & have used it only twice. Somehow when I used it this morning some of my hair got caught in the filter at the back of the dryer & the motor slowed down & I think overheated & stopped. Normally the filters come off but I don't think this one does. I haven't turned it back on so as not to possibly damage it even more. I am quite upset as I really love this hairdryer. It's quiet, light, small, powerful & does the job brilliantly. I h
This is usually a safety feature so it doesnt burn itself. If there is a lot of hair in there try pulling it out, and if there is a little try with it too, if you can try get it out with something. If you think there isnt any in there anymore, try to ... Philips Vacuums
Bissell I inherited the Bissell Model 790 Steam Vac. No solution will come out. Apparently it's clogged somewhere as the previous owner appeared to have used it to vacumn up a powdered carpet cleaner. How do I resolve this problem as the machine is barely used and I would like to salvage it. Thank you
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The price of vacuums these days are falling all the time - esp on EBay. This sounds like there's a foreign object or simply dust which has managed to get into the motor thus causing the burning smell or that the roller brush fly wheel is loose and ca ... Vacuums
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The motor seems to overheat and smell a bit like burning.runs noisily too.this only seems to have happened since I used the small turbo brush for the first time ever on the stairs.
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