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Could be a stretched belt, a slipping clutch if it has one or a problem in the floor selector switch if it has one.
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Beater bar inop - Riccar Vacuums
Could be a stretched belt, a slipping clutch if it has one or a problem in the floor selector switch if it has one. ... Riccar Vacuums
Hi. We have a Riccar N2100 vacuum cleaner, which has served us well for many, many years. I'd like to attempt a repair on this unit, and looking for advice and/or a parts diagram to proceed. The unit makes a groaning sound when shut off. The sound tapers off in pitch as the motor and beater bar come to a stop. The sound only happens when the vacuum cleaner is turned off in the normal upright position. The sound does not happen when the lower unit and main housing are both laying flat. I took
I purchased a Eureka C4910 last year and have a question that I am hoping you can answer. There are two motor actions with this vacuum, 1) the vacuum suction, and 2) the beater bar. The action of the beater bar is that motor is supposed to automatically shut off when the handle is in the complete vertical position assuming the vacuum is stationary, but then turn on when the handle is tilted toward the floor, assuming the vacuum is moving back and forth. The beater bar motor turn-on mechan
Good day!Normally when the motor is easily moved back and forth means that it have a proper lubrication,proper alignment and no clogs.When the motor and the belt is OK the problem could be on electrical wiring and switch ... Eureka C4910 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My beater bar on my Kenmore 116.25615506 canister vacuum keeps turning on and off when I vacuum rugs. The suction continues, but the beater bar seems to be shorting or whatever. I checked the belts and they look like new. Any suggestions? The rest of the vacuum works fine!
... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
I have a Hoover Windtunnel vacuum cleaner and new high pile carpet. The vacuum cleaner will not move forward without extreme effort. I have been told that I need a vacuum without a beater bar and that the beater bar can be disengaged. How do I accomplish that? Thanks
You can adjust the height on some vacumes like for bare floors and medium nap it will adjust how far the beater bar is from the carpet see if your is adjustable ... Vacuums
While vacuuming my carpet, a corner of a throw blanket was sucked into the beater bar. I turned the vacuum off and was able to pull the corner of the throw blanket out without much resistence. I plugged the vacuum in and started it and now the beater bar isn't rotating.
Try pressing the reset button on the nozzle, probably just tripped out the brushroll motor ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I had a shoelace get stuck in the beater bar. I turned it off, tipped it over and untangled the shoelace from the beater bar. When I plugged it back in the vacuum ran but the beater bar was not turning and there wasn't any suction. Is there a reset switch for the beater bar? Thank you for your help, Janet
Hi Janet. there is a small reset button on the outside of the head next to the brush that you can push to get it to start spinning again. ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have an Electrolux Commercial Upright vacuum Model U129C. It has a device which turns off the motor driving the beater bar if something gets stuck in it. There is a simple reset button to restart the beater after clearing the obstruction. Just recently on flat dense low pile surfaces the switch cuts in after just a few seconds and turns the beater bar off. This doesn't happen on high pile carpet but the motor doesn't quite sound normal. There is no obstruction - the beater bar can spin freely
The motor is having a problem.There might be two reasons...either the coils inside it got heated up which will be needing rewinding or you can buy a new motor or there r capacitors attached sometimes u can make a check on that also if that's gone Kap ... Vacuums
I ran my vacuum against an area rug that has strings around it and a few strings got caught up in the beater bar. Now, the beater bar does not function- the motor runs but the beater bar does not seem to be operating. I removed the strings from the bar.
Hi,\015\012\015\012There is a switch next to the main power switch on the handle which turns the brushbar on and off. When the beater bar becomes obstructed as in your case, there is a safety feature which cuts power to the beater bar. Al ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Hoover Platinum LiNX Cordless Stick Vacuum beater bar is not turning. After removing some clogged hair and items...the vacuum cleaner has suction, but the beater bar will not turn. What to do? The belt is still attached and will turn manually.
... Hoover Platinum LiNX Cordless Stick Vacuum
Motor Fried? Eureka 431BX Vacuuming, and then all of the sudden the motor just stopped. Well idk if it's called the motor; the beater bar still spun, it was just the fan that stopped spinning Here is the whole vacuum in pieces http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c237/SirFafner/Vacuum001.jpg Bottom Part, beater bar already taken out [Functions Fine] http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c237/SirFafner/Vacuum002.jpg White Wire connecting to the fan motor [Looks black, i think it's fried, and that's the
Funny you said that,I went today and bought a bissel at Wal-Mart.Sure hope it lasts longer then the Eureka did.I will probably try to take the other one back to the store if I can find the receipt.Thanks so much. ... Eureka 431BX Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a DC25 that I just bought in Dec 10. The last few times I vacuumed the carpet, the beater bar worked on and off. Now it does not move at all. I took off the beater bar to see if there were any obstructions, but there were none. Could you please help me with this. Right now my husband is saying that we should not have bought such an expensive vacuum (which he has said all along). I want to prove him wrong!! Up til a couple of weeks ago, it was working perfectly and I have loved it!
This is a good quality machine which I am sure wil last a long time in answer to your question make sure that the setting is set for carpet and not just flooring ..the head needs to be flat on the floor for the beater to work .I am assuming that thi ... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a dyson DC28 vacuum and the power button flashes on and off and the beater bar quit turning. I turned it over and found some string caught on the beater bar which I removed, but the beater bar still does'nt turn and the power button still flashes on and off. I hope you can give me a solution to this problem.
I had the same symptom with my wife's DC28. The problem was associated with the cam driven height adjustment mechanism. The beater bar must rock freely up and down when pressing on the tabs that the end cam lobes actuate. On ours I found hair and cru ... Dyson DC28 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum
My dyson animal is hard to push on carpet - the beater bar is still operational. When I turn off the beater bar and run the vacuum on hardwood the beater bar stops moving, but it still ''rolls'' on the hardwood - it doesn't pull up like it used to. It also seems to not be picking up as well as it used to, although no blockages are present and the filter is clean.
... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The beater bar on my Dyson won't turn. The vacuum runs and suctions but the bar won't turn and the belt is not broke. The beater bar did get a carpet fiber caught and wrapped around it which stopped the bar and I removed the bar to cut the fiber loose and replaced it and now it won't turn
The belt doesn't have to be broken to make the vacuum not work correctly. If the belt is stretched the vacuum won't operate the way it is supposed to. You can get replacement Dyson Belts here: ... Vacuums
Beater bar is not coming on- belt is on, canister is empty. Vacuum runs but no beater bar
The small motor inside the housing that runs the belt blew on mine. Twice. I swapped out the motor from my retired bissell and its good to go. ... Bissell Healthy Home HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Metallic Blue
I have a central vac. and the beater bar, for the carpet is not turning. the vacuum still sucks but the beater bar doesn't turn. I checked the belt it is fine.
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=818384\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I have a central vac.\015\012Posted by bmiller874 ... Vacuums
The motor running the beater bar on ny Electrolux canister vacuum cleaner runs intermittently. It runs about 2 minutes and then cuts off and automatically starts again after a 1 to 2 minute interval. I have tried taking it apart and removing the dust and grit in the beater bar attachment but with no change in operation. What would you suggest?
Check all the wiring connections to make sure they're tight. \015\0121/2. Wiring to power nozzle motor or reset switch is loose.\015\0121. Cord from power nozzle to upper wand. If the plastic portion of the wand is cracked near the co ... Electrolux UltraLux 2000 Bagged Canister Vacuum
I can't get my vacuum cleaner to run. the beater bar doesn't turn. I've cut off hair and strings that have wound around the beater bar, but I can't figure out how to take off the bottom plastic thing.
... Dyson DC11 All Floors Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
While vacuuming the beater bar shuts off all by itself, the main power source stays on. I touch the power button on the beater bar to start it again and it shortly after shuts off again. why is this happening?
... Dyson Stowaway DC23 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
Again, I have a Bissel Model 3760-4. The same problem as everyone else. The beater bar will not turn. Took apart, nothing. Took to vacuum repair shop and they said it is not getting power to the motor to the beater bar. Seems like a fair number of folks are having this same issue. You would think Bissell would come up with a fix, if nothing else to save their reputation. Thanks Diane
... Bissell 37604 Lift-Off Pet Bagless Upright / Canister Vacuum CleanerVacuum
I was cleaning the hair from the beater bar, and it popped out with the belt still attached...have tired to put it back in , but the beater bar will not rotate when the vacuum is turned on
When you put it back make sure that the ends of the bar fits exactly in the ends o the box and has to roll smoothly even when you rotate it with your hand when you try this has to be disconnected ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Removing cover over beater bar for cleaning on dyson animal vacuum. Accidentally ran over mess on carpet and need to clean inside of cover and beater bar. Thanks
... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The beater bar seems to have worn and is loose. (very noisy) the vacuum still works but the beater bar rattles.
Not sure how I can help, as it seems you know what the problem is! Fit a new brush bar! On some Dyson models (not sure if the DC17 is one of them) you have to fit a new sole plate at the same time - they are supplied together as a kit. Good luck. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Brand new LG LUV200r used 10 minutes now after removing dust tank & reinstalling the vacuum motor does not run only the beater bar??? I have located wo circuit breakers both seam to be set. This suction motor should run when the switch is pressed & the beater bar should operate when the handle is moved down??? Not A happy customer will return unit to Best Buy only 100 mile round trip!!!! RDH
... LG Electronics Kompressor Pet Care Upright Vacuum Cleaner LUV200R