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On my Kenmore whispertone 5.1 the bearings are bad on the motor there are two bearings they are listed as 608 BRS I see bearings all over ebay 6082RS 608SS but none BRS can I use any 608 Bearing or does it have to be a 608 BRS Bearing are these dry bearings or greased bearings I cant get any real information on the bearings I dont want to go to sears when I can get bearing much cheaper off ebay can some one shed some light on the bearings I would use the motor is made by Lamb Ametek went to ther
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I'm trying to use the reverse flow hole on my Miele s712 to blow up an air mattres. None of my fitting appear to fit so I can use the hose. Is there something I'm missing? Is there a trick of the trade? Or am i missing some gear. It's new, out of the box but I just can't get the hose onto the reverse flow. The Poduct is a Miele S712 vacuum dispite what this system has allowed me to enter. ; )
I GO THROU INSTRUCTION BOOKE OF SERIES 700 I DO NOT FOUND THIS REVERSE FLOW......THANKS ... Miele S548 Bagged Canister Vacuum
Oreck Upright Hi Redev, I'm not sure what model I have (about 6 years old...upright, looks like the one in the picture). I changed the belt (which was torn) and then the next time I used it, it cut off on me. Now if won't turn on at all. (I turn the switch on and off and nothing happens as if it is not plugged in but it is!). I noticed at the top where the power cord enters the handle, it is all frayed. Could the electrical wires have detached? Anything you think I should check before taking it
The cord could be bad and will ahve to be replaced. It would have to have a problem inside the handle or down by the motor. ... Oreck XL2600 Vacuum
The vacuum turns on but wont run smells like burning rubber I took the bottom off and the belts dont appear to be broken but the one connected to beater bar seems like it may be loose
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=542493\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012The vacuum turns on but\015\012Posted by mmetcalf on Apr 24 ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do they re
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=675093\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I have a Hoover self-propelled\015\012Posted by kl ... Vacuums
My filter queen majestic quit working. I opened up the unit to see what was wrong and I did not immediately notice anything wrong. Upon furter examination I noticed one of the traces on the printed circuit card was burnt. I used a soldering iron to "bridge the trace and it appeared to fix the problem for a while. Now it has stopped working again, and when I jumper the trace to run the motor it seems to work. Should I just replace the card? Or is there a more serious problem with too much current
I recommend replacing the card. Soldering involves the risk of further damaging the card, so it would be useless anyway. Why waste valuable time?\015\012There is a possibility of the motor overheating, generally due to a blockage in the airfl ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum
My bissell proheat upright steam cleaner is spraying out through the attachments just fine, but will not spray to the floor when using upright. we've taken it apart to find that there is no water at all going through one of the hoses, but it appears the hose is connected behind the on/off and heat switches, we can't seem to figure out how to get in there to replace that hose....any suggestions on how to access this?? just curious how you would get in to replace the hose, we know it is the hose..
Hi,Here is a tip that will give you all the information you need to fix your BissellProheat Vacuum Problem.Bissell Proheat Upright Wet/ ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
I have lostmy manual and i have forgotten how to use or thread really dont want to pay for another one?
Have you checked to see if you can download a free copy from the internet? i've found manuals for several things.....household goods, car, motorbike, etc. just type in something like "manual for" and the vacuum make and model. ... Vacuums
I have a singer 2808 and the bobin case seems to come out each time i try to use the machine. it appears to have broken on the one side. is it possible to get this repaired and how much will it cost. i would also like to get hold of a user manual.
Hi This section is to do with Vacuum Cleaners, please re-list under the correct section. Many Thanks ... Vacuums
I purchased a brand new Eureka Pet vacuum, sorry don't know exact name but it the one that has the self cleaning duster on it. Last night I used the vacuum on my carpet, it was working fine until I accidently sucked up the corner of a scarf that was hanging off a couch. I shut the vacuum off, pulled out the scarf and and resumed vacuuming. Much to my dismay the suction on the vacuum had ceased. Can you tell me if there is a reset button on the vacuum? The vacuum does not appear to be damage
If the motor is running, there should be suction. Possible problems depend on whether it's a canister or upright and are:\015\012A clog in the hose, UR or canister. Detach hose. Drop small coin in one end and lift hose causing it to roll out ... Eureka Vacuums
Rod problem... One of the electrical connection posts that are on the top of the rod appears to be broken which causes the power head to work only when it makes contact. Is this repairable? If not, is it replaceable? If not, are the rods available for purchase? The vacuum cleaner itself works well,
You would need a new wand. this might work for your unit. ... Fantom Vacums Lighting Canister Vacuum
S 380- power 1800 is my Miele vacuum cleaner which I purchased in May 2009. A big hole has appeared in the tube. Can I cut part of the tube and fix it? if not where can I buy a new one? I looked up spare parts company but they dont tell me if the sise is correct
Miele vacuum hoses can be found athttp://www.totalvac.com/mielehose.html ... Vacuums
We have a bissell and it the one to clean the carpet how do we use it i no to put hot tap water and turn it on and hold the grey thing to make the soap come out but nothing is picking up well i dont see nothing
Take this link to Bissel website, select your model and download yor free operation manual.\015\012\015\012http://www.bissell.com/ ... Vacuums
Belts I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do t
It is the flat belt that gets stretched and should be replaced at least every 6 months. The V belt wears down so it won't it right in the brush roll V. Maybe the belt tensioner wheel has a problem, sometimes they get hook up and won't engage the V ... Vacuums
White specs appear in the boiled water of new Betty Crocker model BC1854 cordless jug kettle used one month.
I just bought a Hoover Platinum Collection MaxExtract Carpet Cleaner (Model No. F8100900). This is the first time I've used it and got half way through one room and the unit cut off and has no power at all. No lights anywhere. On/Off button is inoperable. I checked the outlet and it's still operating so it's not a circuit breaker issue. The problem appears to be with the machine. Has anyone heard of this happening this quickly? Is there a reset button on the machine>
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Windtunnel first one used 6 times beater bar stopped working, took apart cleaned and belt was fine. this one had a reset switch for beater bar. had insurance at best buy so returned for a new one. used 2x beater bar not working and not dirty, no reset switch on this one., now back to the store for another? i don't even want the same one. I wonder how many they are gonna give me. This seems to be a common occurance.
Sorry, you feel like that. I have rentals and 6 windtunnel's (I prefer the bagged ones) and have never had a problem such as you have described. I think Hoover makes a great vacuum. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Last year my wife and I bought a new Dirt Devil Reaction All Surface vaccuum cleaner to replace the older Platinum Force. After using it a couple of times the new one gets clogged with dog hair easily and shuts down. I cleaned it out completely including the hepa filter but it will not handle the dog hair. The old one never had a problem and still works. We went back to using the old vaccuum cleaner because we can not find the receipt and had not registered the new one and are stuck with a new 1
Greetings jettin_us,\015\012\015\012Normally you can contact the store you purchased the unit at, and if you paid with anything other than cash, they may be able to retrieve your receipt for you. \015\012\015\012Once you get t ... Vacuums
I recently took out a stand mixer that is probably over 50 years old. It belonged to my mother and I wanted to use it. It probably hasn't been used in at least 10 years. With some effort, I removed one of the beaters but cannot remove the other one nor can I even budge it. I have used WD-40 but it's not helping. It's a Westinghouse product. Any ideas? Thanks.
If you used WD40, you should have the unit inverted so the WD40 runs down into the beater socket.Use a small piece of wood and place it against the bottom of the beater and tap lightly with a hammer while pressing the beater release button/lever, jus ... Vacuums
I had used Dyson DC08 to **** out a wet car carpet. A few days later when using the V/C, there was a burning smell. Subsequently I washed the flexible hose, changed the pre-filter and post filter , but I wrongly put the pre-filter in the spot for the post filter. When the V/C was next used, there was again a burning smell and sparks. The filters were switched, but the V/C would not re-start. What shall I do?
Hi there,We'd strongly recommend against using your Dyson to pick up water. If you haven't already got in contact with us directly, I'd encourage you to do so. One of our experts will be happy to recommend the best course of action. You c ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
No manual Hi there my bissell will not **** up the water its been some time ago that I used it and it has not been used more than 2or 3 times can any one help me with this. I have also miss placed my manual and instruction this does not help me either .So if any one can help Id be a happy woman with clean floors thanx Vickie
Link to the manual download - http://www.bissell.com/Product_Search.aspx?Criteria=1699\015\012CHeck to see if the front of the unit is clogge ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum
Dear Sirs, I purchased two Braun 5875 Contour Electric Shavers in May 2009. I didn't start using one of these new shavers until August 2010. In January of this year I found that the contour part of my razor started to flex on one side and the spring clip that retained the foil became loose. I didn't get very good shaves from this Braun razor and put it down to the pattern change of the foil itself. I have always used Braun shavers because I was of the opinion that German made articles were alway
Hi, this is our third Dyson DC-16.. the Trigger was shorting out on the first two.. Now we have the third one for about a year.. on charge when not using it.. don't use it every day, but for quick pickups only.. Just how long should the battery last? I was sent a new charger, didn't help.. it just won't hold the charge even tho two green lights are solid, but one red light does show up..
How are you charging your battery? Every battery has a memory. If you dont let it die the first come times then charge to full the battery will assume 40% is 100%. ... Dyson DC16 Root 6 Bagless Handheld Cyclonic Vacuum
Using machine.. i dont no how to put water on the machine i dont even no how to use it..
Here's the link for Bissell 1699\015\012\015\012http://www.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/7901_1008.pdf\015\012\015\012If it i ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum