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Dust flying out

\015 When using the vacuum for dry vac, the dust comes out the blow portion of the vacuum\015

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When I try to disconnect the hose in order to use the hand held hose with an attachment, the dust from the bottom flies into the air. How does this opening get blocked off to ensure the dust enters through the attachment and not the bottom?


It is a matter of Physics. It seems like you have it running when you change the hose. ?? That's a no-no.Basically you will have o take it apart until you know how it works or wont work ... Bissell Vacuums

Dust is flying!!


Bad filters could be the problem. They need to be replaced, some every 3 months or so. Also a clog in the hose or the dirt inlet down by the brush roll. ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Dust flying out


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There is an "exhaust" pipe of sorts in the lower back part of the vaccuum. Most of the dust and specially pet hair just flies out of there and up in the air. It looks like more stuff comes out than stays in the vaccuum. I'm wondering if there should be something connected to that pipe? Vacuum assembled as per instructions out of the box (installing handle).


Something is wrong ... there should not be any dirt coming out as you describe ...\015\012\015\012I'm sorry, based on what you have told me ... I can't go further ... you know ... stuff link make and model.\015\012\015\012Than ... Vacuums

I have a hoover 1800w alyx and the dust is flying out of the rear filter!?


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Bissell powerforce bagless vacuum,when turned on dust flies out sweeper


Dust flying out of the sweeper indicates that their is a blockage in the pathway that the dirt normally travels to get into the dirt collection chamber. Turn the sweeper upside down and look for a blockage of some kind. Also, empty out the canister ... Vacuums

Miele s7000 I first got the vacuum and used it for 20mins then the vacuum just lost the suction, the brush works but it just push the dirt around the house and I can see the dust and dirt flying around.So, I thought maybe the bag was fulled so I put the new bag in but still pushing the dirt around. What's wrong with it?


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When I use the hose, I have noticed that there is NOT a cover and so dust and debris flies out of the hole when I'm using the hose with any of the attachments...is my vaccuum missing a piece or is this normal for this model?


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When i use the power brush attachment, dust flies out of the hole that the hose attaches to... is there a way to prevent this or is it just how it works?


This is the nature of this vacuum, the roller will always spin, when the vac is turned on. You can either cover wit tape or maybe find a sock to put in it (remember to remove sock) when putting hose back ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum

I was given a royal dirt devil model 103 and i am not sure if it needs vacuum bags? i have no owner's manual. Dust seems to fly out of cloth bag when using


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Need instruction/care booklet for my Bissell powerforce vaccum model #3522-5. Bacfk of vaccum hose is filled with dirt and when attachment is used, dust & dirt fly everywhere. I don't have the care booklet for the vaccum and need to figure out how to fix the problem. Thanks


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Dust....dust....dust Hello, I recently bought a house with an older Electrolux Central Vac system. I'm unfamiliar with them, so I'm not sure how to deal with this: I cleaned up some mortar dust with it, and noticed not too long after that when I went into the garage, there was a fog of dust. The hose from the unit is venting into the garage. Is this normal? I have since used it for everyday household cleaning and each time I go back to the garage to a cloud of dust. Is there anything I can


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My problem is that dust is shooting out of my powerforce bagless bissell. I pulled and detached the filters, hitting them againt my front steps which is cement, burshing my hand across the filter . Yes there was dust coming from it there. I continued to do this until no more dust is coming from it. When I cut it back on I'm still seeing dust depris coming from the vac.


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Roomba is not picking up dirt but does pick up dust. That is, the dust chamber has dust in it but the dirt chamber is empty. The brushes don't have any fluff on them either which is not normal. The fan is blowing out plenty of air, the filter has been cleaned but we suspect the brushes aren't turning. an you help?


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Brushes only work when Dust Bin is removed!! I have cleaned & cleaned this thing! It runs for about 2 mins & stops, says "Clean Brushes"! and now it's very noticeable it's not picking up well... but is picking up a bit. I take the dust bin out, and the brushes spin.... and it has much more power.... and is very clear it is working! But it's useless without the dust bin! LOL It's only 9 months old.... called customer service, but it was the one time it worked just fine! Of course, I thought I'


HI, If the brushes work , without the bin, the problem , the problem could be caused , due the failure at the bin lock mechanism. There is a sensor that checks if the BIN is connected properly or not. This problem is best resolved by getting ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum

DUST NOT COLLECTING IN THE DUST BAG


Sounds like the bag if full and the is coming out from around the bag.make sure the bag is in correctly and tight ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

Miele S5000 dust bag holder came out with dust bag


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I've been using a small shop vac in the seller to vacuum up dust, sawdust etc. I have emptied the inside and the filter looks laden with dust. It does not "****" any longer. What is wrong and what do I do to fix it?


You have to clean the filter too. Use an air hose to clean it or brush it off with a stiff brush or you can wash it if it isn't paper. As a last resort you can get a new one. ... Shop Vac 925-13 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Old Sanyo 1500 watt "Power Control" vacuum cleaner. I need to remove the plastic covers that are attached to the on/off switch and the power cord recoil. This will allow me to remove the retaining screws for the upper motor cowling. The motor and wiring is clogged with wood dust and I want to blow the dust out using compressed air.


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Eureka 4D. Brush turns but not alot of suction. dust bunnies build up inside the hose at the bottom and at the dust brush connection. Seems to be very hot. ?????


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Recently purchase SC-N500 vacuum cleaner. Worked well only the first 2 times I used it to clean up plaster dust from floor after sanding. Since then it has not worked at all well wiht very poor suction. Fluff gets stuck in the hose and has to be manually removed. Suction power is very poor. I have washed the filter to remove the dust with no difference. Who do I contact in Brisbane to service or assess the problem further.


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We have a beam Serenity plus home vacuum system and there is no longer sucks. I removed the dirt from the bottom plastic container, but I also notice a sack or bag connected to the unit when I removed the bottom container and inside that sack there appears to be lots of dust. How do I access that and remove that dust without damaging the unit. I don't know how to do that


Hello. Let's begin by getting that dust and dirt out of your permanent filter. To do this, get a big clear plastic bag and pull it up aroung your canister, with the dirt receptacle removed. Then Grasp the sewn in weight inside of the filter and sh ... Beam Industries 2900 Serenity Plus Central System Vacuum

I bout this vacume in mid December 07 and about February-March it started not picking up the dust on the floor. So in early April I bout a new filter and it still wasn't picking up the way it had in the beginning. I've taken it a part several times and cleaned it out with it being plugged at the bottom hose with dust bunnies. Well I just took it back to Walmart where I purchased it and I failed to keep the reciet they could not do any thing about the sweeper. I went back to the sweepers and re


Pull the hose out of the holder, is there suction there. If not, then there is a clog in the hose. If there is suction, then check the dirt outlet by the brush roll. Also if the belt is slipping, it may appear to not have as much suction, belts wi ... Dirt Devil Vacuums

I just bought a foldaway hoover with wide path. I plugged it in and started to vacuum and dust flew everywhere. Walmart would not give me my money back so they gave me another hoover foldaway with the wide path. I thought this one might work. This one does the same thing. It blows dust out the sides and you can't vacuum with it. Any help would be great.


Your Vac probably does not have a filter installed inside the unit, that is why fine dust escapes through the vents. Remove the dirt canister/cup from the unit and you will see a filter frame behind. Possibly the filter itself is missing or wrongly i ... Hoover U5172900 Fold Away Widepath Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a Miele Vacuum cleaner MedicAir 5000 Plus. Recently the Dust Bag Indicator bar is full during normal cleaning and consequently the suction power is much less. I replaced the dust bag, engine pre-filter and Hepa filter but no change. When i remove the hose, the Indicator is normal, but when i attach the hose, wand, head, the indicator is full. I checked the hose, wand, head but can't see any blockage and when i blow with my mouth it seems fine. Can anybody help? thanks!


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