Having problems with your Westinghouse Vacuums ?
Vacuum Cleaner never worked
\015 I have the Westinghouse Unplugged vacuum cleaner. Conditioned the batteries (2 of them) but the machine won't turn on. After calling Westinghouse and getting a new charger it still has the same problem. I got this as a reconditioned machine but have not been able to use it. I cannot send it back since because of the size of the machine (you cannot remove the handle once it is attached) the cost to ship it would be more than the deeply discounted price I paid. Same would be true to ship it to Westinghouse for repair. I am about to give this to Goodwill...and just be out the $50 discounted price I paid for it.\015
These cordless units are no more than a broom. toss it out and go buy a real vacuum with a cord. FYI cheap vacuums are cheap vacuums. if you want something to last a do a great job you have to put out a little more money for it.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Westinghouse Vacuums
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner ...upright....all of a sudden my vacuum started making this awful sound...like a loud buzz...but only when I have it on carpet....when I have it on "floor" mode it's fine....sometimes(although seldom) it has worked without buzzing...and it's LOUD!!....I have only had this vacuum for a year....and no...I have never picked up any coins or hard stuff.only use it for 2 rooms.the rest of the house is wood floors.......what shall I do? Thanks......Gloria
It may just be, that on carbet the brushes make noise that you dont hear on woodfloors.\015\012If there is a hights adjustment, set it higher for shaggy carpet and lower for berber. ... Vacuums
Vacuum Cleaner never worked
These cordless units are no more than a broom. toss it out and go buy a real vacuum with a cord. FYI cheap vacuums are cheap vacuums. if you want something to last a do a great job you have to put out a little more money for it. ... Westinghouse Vacuums
Vacuum cleaner I am needing to buy a vacuum cleaner - the flooring in our house is mainly oregon pine with loose rugs. I suffer from back problems and find the cylinder vacuums cause a great deal of back strain. I have been told that an upright vacuum is not suitable for wooden floors - I would appreciate any advice, particularly if u know of an upright vacuum cleaner that works well on wooden floors Thank you
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=517227&thid=728380\015\012Vacuum cleaner\015\012Posted by che9 on Jul 01, 2008\015\012I need to buy a vacuum clea ... Electrolux EL7055A Bagless Canister Vacuum
110-220V Dear Sir, I purchased a kirby sentria vacuum cleaner from ebau two weeks ago. I currently resid in the UAE with 220V power. My maid has plugged the vacuum to work with it unaware of the voltage difference, a terrble noise as mentioned came from the cleaner as well as a smell. She unlugged it and stopped t from operating. Can you please let me know how can i assess the damage? If this model has a switch from 110 to 220V IS there a solution with transfromer or motor to make it work? Thank
You may have burnt up the motor field when it was plugged into a 220V power source. But there are drop down transformers you can get to reduce the voltage form 210 to 110. AS Radio Shack or similar store would have them. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My dirt devil vacuum cleaner is not working - Dirt Devil M130000 ''i'' Dual Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
Please specify whether the vacuum motor does not turn on when you flip the switch or it simply does not have suction. ... Dirt Devil M130000 ''i'' Dual Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
Dewalt DEWALT Cordless/Corded Wet/Dry Vac 2 Gallon Vacuum: It was purchased new, and used only one time,the second time the unit was turned on it never worked and have never worked since, the motor and switch were both tested and are working...any ideas?
This vacuum has a history of problems with the battery contacts. Check that yours are not bent out of shape or corroded. if they are... straighten them or remove the corrosion. ... Dewalt Cordless/Corded Wet/Dry Vac 2 Gallon Vacuum
Vacuum cleaner stopped working while vacuuming. Turned off unit and it would not go back on. All electrical outlets tried and it still did not work.
The power coupler might be faulty, price the coupler and the decide whether its cheaper to replace it or the vac. ... Vacuums
I just bought a westinghouse unplugged vacuum cleaner.( It is new) The design is awesome, and when it works it works great . But it has very short battery life. 1 battery lasts only about 5 minutes, and the other is even less. I did all the instructions told me as far as conditioning and charge yet I still do not get a very solid amount of vacuuming time. Is there any thing I can do?
Usually a short battery life means bad battries that aren't holding its charge. Being new I would think it would have a year's warranty on it. Find out who is the closest warranty shop and have them fix it. ... Vacuums
Model VS220 Vacuum Sealer--about 12 months old worked a few times. Do not use it often. Although the motor works when the sides are pressed, it fail to VACUUM OR SEAL BAGS. I was never provided a manul of instructions by Walmart. They told me Instructional Manuals are not provided. Brian Tambi.
Hello,All you need is the operation instruction of the unit, i will advice you contact walmart to inform them of the problem, they should be able to guide or give details on how to operate and how to go about the problem.Take ... Vacuums
My 4 yr old Nilfisk vacuum cleaner has been working fine up until now. But suddenly, it has hardly any suction power and also, hot air seems to be coming out thru the vents on top and also thru the space that's normally used for blowing air OUT....the outlet with the retractable cover located close to the part where the power cable comes out of and retracts into. I've checked the filter and the hose and they are not clogged...I have also put in a new bag. Not keen to buy another vacuum cleaner u
Hi there SmartAlec from Nelsonvacuums.com.au here.It sounds like a blockage of some kind. The best way to find it is to set the machine up for normal vacuuming and remove o ... Vacuums
My electrolux Elite 3500 SR vacuum cleaner just quit working. I plugged it into wall socket and turned on switch and nothing happened.
I have a Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner - MOdel G4 D. I have never had any problems or repairs done to it in the past ten plus years that I've had it. This is an upright vacuum. I was vacuuming the carpet floor and was not having any trouble at all. I switched the vacuum off and moved it into a different room. When I tried to turn on the vacuum, it would not turn on. I checked with different outlets, used both front attachment and hose attachment. Checked the front part of the motor/ spiral case. This
Hello,\015\012My educated guess is that it's either the switch or the power cord. Here are a couple of guides to help with diagnosis and repair...\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Samsung SU3352 vacuum cleaner that was working(very loudly) one moment, then stopped. I have checked the fuse etc, but still not working.
... Samsung Vacuums
Miele Flamenco II vacuum cleaner suction indicator not working
... Miele Vacuums
My hoover Wind Tunnel vacuum cleaner's motor spindle keeps overheating. Because of the high temperature, it keeps burning through belts (the big, wide ones). I have taken it in to the vacuum repair shop about three times now, and the problem has never been fixed. Does anyone have any advice on how to fix this or should I just buy a new vacuum?
I have a Dyson Ball vacuum cleaner and slowly the spinning portion of the vacuum ceased to work. We checked for hair, etc. that might be caught but it is all clean. We also checked the filter within the ball portion of the vacuum. Any suggestions would be great!
Hi Antonia. I assume the spinning part is the brush roller. If so, you have a broken or stretched belt. I am not too familiar with the Dyson. I would be interested to know your progress so I can learn also. Thanks Chris ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
Dyson DC07 My Dyson DC07 vacuum sounds very very loud, it works fine but it's gone from a quiet vacuum to a loud vacuum cleaner, what can I do to make it quiet again?
Your better bar is miss alined put a felt tab (for chair legs thier sticky) on the side if the bar near the belt on the inside end re put in the better bar no more noise ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I was vacuuming and noticed that the bag needed changing. the red light with the ! inside the triangle also came on. When the bag was changed, the vacuum would not restart. The red light came on. Tried the reset button but nothing happened. Tried unplugging and re-plugging in and nothing happened. Replaced all the filters and still it wouldh't start. So I brought it downstairs and tried one more time to get it to start. it worked! Is there something wrong with the vacuum cleaner? Was it overheat
It was overheated that is why it worked downstairs after cooling off. ... Miele S548 Bagged Canister Vacuum
Oreck vacuum cleaner stop working; earlier it was off-on while in
Easy fix! I just fixed mine. The minor problem is in the switch. Unscrew the 6 screws and you will see the problem is one or both of the contact wires slip off the switch. Simply reattach and re crimp it with players. Done. ... Oreck XL2600 Vacuum
Smell/suction I have a Eureka Altima Model 2991 Type AVZ. I have suction when I use the power paw and attachments. I have all hoses clear. My brush is spinning and belt is not broken (I opened it up and checked), but I have no suction when I turn it on to vacuum my living room carpet. I also have a burning smell to go with it after about 30 seconds. I've never had a problem with this vacuum cleaner before.
Ours started smelling too, and it seems that the plastic end on the roller brush was melting. In process of finding rollerbrush for it now ... Eureka 2971AV EZ Kleen Bagless Upright Vacuum
The Vacuum canister is working but the tip did not havesuction power. Should I change it? Where can I finf the repair shp in my vicinity. My area is Ravenna, Ohio 44266. My Vacuum cleaner is about 10 years old similar to Ultralux 2000.
Try checking for blockages first, turn the foot of the vaccuum over and check the inlet tube, there may be a little flap that needs to be pulled forward for you to see if there is a blockage. ... Electrolux Vacuums
My vacuum died. It won't turn on. It is not the outlet. Is it a blown fuse? How do I replace the fuse? Where does it go? This vacuum is a little over 2 years old. My older Hoover WindTunnel STILL works and has never had this problem.
It's probably the power switch. My switch was dicey for a couple years, finally gave out. Easy to replace.\015\012\015\012Remove the two screws just above the WARNING on the rear of the upper handle assembly, then slide the whole assemb ... Hoover U6476-910 WindTunnel Upright Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum
Hi I’ve got a Panasonic vacuum cleaner MC E468 1600W a few years old now but works well up to recent problem. Not picking up I checked the obvious things and found excessive air being sucked in around the hose housing at the back of the vacuum (as it enters the waste bag) On inspection it appears to me as if there should be some sort of gasket that may have perished and been sucked in, however I can’t identify any such part. Any thoughts on what the problem/solution may be will be appreciate
The hose on the back might be loose - check to see that the hose is not obstructing anything where it screws in at the back - or indeed the screws may be loose themselves; some of the MCE 468 models had an additional ring washer that sits between the ... Panasonic Vacuums
Shut off The vacuum cleaner was working just fine until it just shut off!! I tried a different wall outlet but still won't work!! Called Hoover and they just want you to bring it in and pay for repairs!! Seems like it should be simple...Anyone who can help?
From your description, you problem sounds like it could be an electrial one, not very hard to diagnose, but some dis-assembly is required. you would have to remove the hood, motor cover, turbine just to get to the motor. I would check the carbon brus ... Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath Upright Vacuum
I have a BC-A41 vacuum cleaner which has been working well, but now it appears to blow stuff away from the cleaner as I hoover. I find the hose packed up with stuff, but no content in bag. I recently changed the bag...could it be that the bag is not fitted correctly..I am puzzled by the instruction to put the bottom under the rib. I am a pensioner on my own, and would welcome any help. Thanks, Jim
I think there should be some probem in the vacuum section..its failing to **** the objects ... Vacuums