Having problems with your Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum ?
The switch that the tank activates is loose and there is a small plastic part that goes somewhere and it looks wedge like.
It is called the interlock switch. Download the schematics from our web site and it will give you images on how to install. You can also call us and speak with a Rainbow Specialist.
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The switch that the tank activates is loose and there is a small plastic part that goes somewhere and it looks wedge like.
It is called the interlock switch. Download the schematics from our web site and it will give you images on how to install. You can also call us and speak with a Rainbow Specialist.RainVac ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a Series G Kirby Model G7D. The other day when I was vacuuming all of a sudden the TechDrive (Power Drive Assist N/D) pedal fell off. I see the hole that it goes into but when I put it in it's loose and falls out and doesn't control the power drive anymore. When I shook the vacuum I heard something rattling around inside the vacuum head. So I unscrewed the bottom and looked inside and found a small metal part labeled K3 on one side and T on the other side. It looks like it would fit
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Have Electrolux 1590 whole house vac, and can't see how to get brushes out. Leads so short, and don't want to break them trying to free brushes. Do they slide out of plastic housing? My eyes not real good, but it looks like the leads are part of a brass sleeve that slides into the plastic housing. It also looks like the plastic housing may be a snap lock type, but I don't see how to open it.
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Have Dyson DC 14. When tilt to vacuum, the handle and coiled hose comes away from the unit. The problem started when the little purple ridged curved part on front of vacuum cleaner right below handle came loose and a spring fell out from somewhere--don't know where. I pushed on the purple ridge part and it snapped back on. Now, can't get it loose again, don't know where the spring goes, and handle still comes loose from vacuum.
I'm not positive whether or not this is the wand handle because there are several versions of the DC14. However the device the locks and unlocks the wand in place is pretty similar between all the versions.The first picture is the wand re ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Bissell 7901j pivot arm loose on non belt side - retaining clips look ok but loose part inside base - likely broken part? - and how to dis-assemble base (Maint manual?)
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I have an old Progressive vacuum cleaner that says "Hepa Filter" and "Whisper Belt". Not sure what the model # is. The problem is that the vacuum part itself (the part that touches the floor and rolls over) has ejected its filter that we can see through the little window- it just came out under the rollers under the device... we cannot see how to re-insert this piece of filter which looks like a kind of round, flat grey foam/fabric and clearly goes inside- (top of the part that touches the flo
Check this procedure:\015\012\015\012Unplug the appliance that you will be \015\012changing the filter in.\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\ ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have Optima, 12amp Eureka vacuum, Model 431, AXZ type and the extension hose for cleaning corners and edges --the plastic part that the attachments fit into has a piece broken off and tools don;t fit anymore. It looks like the hose attachment can be replaced--can it be and if so--where can I get a new hose attachment. It seems it is cheaply made of plastic and really shouldn't have broken a piece off.
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Motor is sparking and smells like burning rubber. When it first happened I thought the vacuum had something jamming the beater bar. That was the smell it had, like when the belt gets burned. But when we turned it over, it wasn't jamming. Took off the base plate and turned it on. The motor area is sparking and it makes a weird noise (I assume that is because the motor fails and restarts). I looked for loose wires, can't find any. I believe I need some sort of part replaced, maybe even a n
From sound and description most possible is motor is burnt up sparks usually mean metal on metal either bearing or bushings went on motor if u can jiggle the shaft thats bearing if u rotate the shaft by hand and feel and or hear rough grinding the br ... Oreck Vacuums
Belt type Ok, thank you for the help! I did have the top off, but did not know the taking the motor loose trick, thank you for that! Now I have a couple of more questions, and thank you so much for all of the help! I got a belt from sears, & the sales guy sold me an off brand belt. It looks just like the belt that broke, although do you have to force the motor back down into place? I think it may be the wrong belt? I have looked on the Hoover website & they do not even have parts listed fo
The belt number is 91001028. The belt will be snug but not real tight, so the belt you got may not be the right one. Most repair shops for vacuums should have this belt in stock. ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
This is embarassing, but I have just looked at the Dyson DC07 manual and at my Dyson for about 20 minutes, and I can't for the life of me find the wand release button on my actual Dyson.....the manual pictures don't look like the parts on my Dyson....I don't have a hose with a wand release button....the hose just goes straight up inside the handle....Can someone help me? Thanks :)
Hi the wand release button is located directly above the the Cylinder release button. The wand release button looks like the picture below. In order to releease the wand you must firstly make sure the Electrical cable is not wrapped up for storage. S ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I own a Hoover Steam Vac V2 deep cleaner with Auto Rinse feature. The Model Number is not available ex: was on the bottom of the machine and the sticker is completely worn off the machine. I am having a problem with the bottle you fill with detergent ex: this bottle is seperate from the main clean water tank. THE PROBLEM: The little plastic part that goes in the bottom of the bottle has an "O" ring ex: cone shaped with a spring.....it keeps falling out. Can you supply a part number for this
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=641300\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I own a Hoover Steam\015\012Posted by w_brennan on ... Vacuums
Kirby sentria My roller brush won't spin belt is not broken I cleaned the Roller brush and put it back it. It put it back but it looks like the sensor balls aren't touching the plastic part underneath. The green light Doesn't turn on either. It was just working and it stop picking up out of nowhere this
Hello. My scooba 5800 had a check tank light on. I used a straw on the valve and that fixed the problem. Now the scooba runs like nothing is wrong, but there is no actual cleaning going on! It goes the full cycle, but no liquid comes out. The vac part seems to be working b/c there is fluff in the vac when it's done. Please help!
Hello, Take the battery out and hold the switch down for 30 seconds, to reset the curcuit board, then charge back up for 12 hours. this should take care of it. If I can help future please call @ 1561-848-3387 Thank you, Teresa. Clean Sweep Vacuums ... iRobot 5800 Scooba Vacuum
When I vacuum w/ the brush control in the on position it make a really loud noise, almost like a grinding sound. I have looked at it and nothing seems to be wrong, but I notice that the pin that engages the belt seems to vibrate a bit, possibly creating the noise. It started when I accidentally got part of a plastic grocery bag caught in the brush. Could it have stretched a belt? Nothing is caught any other place and it only makes the noise when the brush in in the on position.
Yes, the belt could have been stretched and is now vibrating and hitting other parts and creating a noise if much of the bag got caught under the belt. If you have another belt for this vacuum, please put it on and see if the noise stops. If it does ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
A black plastic ring fell off underneath at the bottom left... looks like it goes around something... ? bissell steamcleaner
Plastic or rubber? If it's a rubber ring it's the drive belt for the brush cylinder and should be replaced. You can buy one online or at a hardware store. ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
Lost Part I have a 6.5 hp 18 gallon shop vac ultra pro. There is a part that goes into the inside of the tank and screws into the collection hose that attaches it to the tank. This part accidentally got thrown away when someone dumped it and now I cannot attach the hose to use the vacuum. Can this part be purchased separately?
I found a manual online for the shop vac and found the part number. Did locate part online.\015\012Thanks, ... Shop Vac Vacuums
I have a Bissell Model 8905 Carpet Cleaner. I was going to replace the belts because the pump belt broke, but when I turned the machine over, a small piece fell out. It looks like a tensioner arm because it has a small round part at each end on opposite sides of an arm that has an offset or "dogleg" in it. I am looking for an exploded parts diagram to determine what the part is and where it came from.
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S catch i have taken the top part of handle off, removed the screws under hose wrap, and layed the bottom part of handle down, i cannot find the s catch, can you tell me exactly where it is and what it looks like. i have looked all over this thing. thanks randy the model # is 8905
\015\012\015\012Just pull where I marked, it should come loose. ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum
I lost the detergent container on my Hoover Model F7220-900. Its a small plastic bottle that sits on the back of the clean water tank. I called the help desk and they told me that they no longer make that part so I have to pay $55 to replace the whole tank which will come with a detertent container built in. The whole carpet cleaner was only worth about $225 new. I don't feel I should have to pay $55 for a part I don't need but the machine is worthless without it. Any good ideas to solve th
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I can see the height adjuster under my Bissell pet hair eraser vacuum, but it doesn't adjust. The parts don't look like they're touching. It's been iffy since I took it out of the box. Now it doesn't adjust at all. Used only five times. Looks like I should be able to fix it myself. No local repair available. Could you help please?
Http://uk.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/3920E_508.pdf\015\012\015\012This is the pdf manual. If you look at page 12 you'll see that the bo ... Bissell Vacuums
I HAVE LOST MY INSTRUCTION BOOK FOR THE STEAM VAC SPIN AND SCRUB. I WANT TO USE THE STAIR ATTACHMENT, BUT I CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW TO HOOK IT UP, OR OPERATE IT. I SEE WHERE THE PLUG IN PART GOES IN THE FRONT OF THE MACHINE, BUT I CAN'T GET THE OTHER PART TO SLIDE INTO PLACE ON THE FRONT OF THE RESOVIOR TANK AFTER I REMOVE THE FRONT PANEL, AS THE DIRECTIONS ON THE FRONT OF THE RECOVERY TANK SAY TO DO. THE FIT IS JUST TOO TIGHT. WHAT AM I DON'T WRONG- OR HOW COULD I GET A REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTION BOO
You can download a PDF version of the manual at the link below. I believe you can contact Hoover as well and they might mail you one.http://www.hoover.com/CustomerService/Manuals/Default.aspxGood Luck! ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
Kenmore Model 116 28014700 intuition vacuum cleaner. Latch for hose connection to cannister broke. I have the new part. How do I remove the hose from the broken part and replace it on the new part? I have already purchaed the new part p/n KC92PDDUZV06 for this, bt can't figure out how to get the old part off. It looks like you must destroy old part in order to get it off.
On my Eureka Model 1759A (from mid-1980s), the plastic catch that holds the two parts of the metal body together has broken. I would like to replace the part of the catch that attaches to the top (the part with the lip on it), but I can't find the part online ... or even a drawing. Where can I get this part ? ? ? HELP ! ! !
This latch is riveted to the body. If you are lucky you may find an old Eureka warranty/ repair center with one on the shelf, or another canister for parts. That will be your best hope. ... Vacuums
Need front panel Small Plastic Part For Dirty Tank Holder
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The belt on my used Eureka Boss 5857 upright slips off the end of the motor shaft every time the vacuum is used. When I turn the brush roll slowly by hand, the belt walks toward the end of the shaft. It looks like there was a plastic projection from the base that snapped off, and maybe that plastic piece used to block the belt from falling off. Do I need to try to reconstruct that plastic piece, or is something else wrong?
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