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How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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If you have reusable filters, you can clean them with warm soapy water. Allow them to fully dry before putting them back in the vacuum system. You should also empty the canister that traps the dirt or remove the bags when they become full to keep your central vacuum system in good working order.
Generally, central vacuum canisters should be cleaned every three to six months, more often if used more frequently. You can tell your central vacuum needs to be cleaned when the suction is weakening.
Add a few drops of soap or detergent into a bowl of hot water. Submerge the filter and squeeze it so it absorbs the cleaning solution. If the water becomes dirty, empty the bowl and refill with more soapy water. Once the water runs clear after soaking the filter, take it out and rinse the suds away.
If all your filter needs is a good cleaning, though, rinse it under warm water until it runs clear, then gently wring out the excess water and set it aside to dry. Finally, use the can of air duster to remove excess dust from inside the vacuum.
HEPA filters are not designed to be washed and reused. Doing so will cause damage to the fibers which makes the filter ineffective and it will become void of its job. Once a filter has reached the maximum capacity of harmful particles, it will need to be replaced with a fresh, new one.
Turn the bag inside out, use the cold setting, and wash it on a gentle cycle with laundry detergent. Tumble-dry the bag on the air-only, no-heat setting or hang it outdoors in nice weather to dry completely before using it again.
Foam Filters: Usually circular, foam filters can be cleaned with soap and water. Pleated Paper or Synthetic Cartridges: These inexpensive filters are often not washable but you can clean them several times before replacing them.
Every central vacuum system needs a filtration system to protect the motor, and any type of filter installed in the vacuum will impede airflow in some way. The key to an effective filtration system in a vacuum is protecting the motor from damage while still allowing maximum airflow for vacuuming power.
Filters maintenance

Your central vacuum is equipped with two filters. The anti-clogging filter (thin fabric) stops the larger particles, and the Cyclofiltre (thick fabric) catches the microscopic particles.

Turn off the camera power. Detach the lens. Use the blower to clean the image sensor surface and the surrounding area. Perform cleaning with the front side of the camera tilted slightly downwards so it will be easier for the dust to be removed.
Turn the unit on and feel the suction at the end of the hose handle. If there is no or low suction, then the clog is in the hose. You can remove the clog by running a long, stiff object through the hose, such as a butter knife, starting at the wall end.
Wipe the inside of the canister with a dry microfiber cloth. Wash the canister in the sink with warm soapy water. Rinse away all soap suds. Let the canister dry completely before replacing it.
Depending on how often you use the appliance, central vacuum canisters need emptying every three to six months, but you may need to check it more frequently. The first thing you should do when you notice that your vacuum is losing suction is to check the canister and filter.

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Roomba keeps saying clean brushes yet are clean!
ANSWER : Make sure you take off the little cap at the end (the one that spins — just grab it and pull it straight off) and clean under it too. The rest of the brush may look perfectly clean but what happens is that hair gets stuck under spinning cap and, like a slowly growing washer, it pushes the whole brush toward the gear box. When it gets pushed over enough, the large yellow ring starts to rub against the side of the brush deck making it harder for the motor to turn the brush and you get that “remove and clean brushes” message.

Bissell 8920 proheat x2 brushes not turning i only noticed this after i finished cleaning.. or kinda cleaning because of the brushes ntot turning.. water comes out fine suction is fine but its not scrubbing so its not as clean as it could be. manual part works well water coming out hot. I did take it apart and cleaned off all the hairs in hopes maybe that was it.. put it together still nothing.. No idea how the belts should look onit and i cant find a picture or a video showing how belts look o
ANSWER : Hello,
.Here’s a link to a very helpful video that shows you step by step on how to access and replace the belt on your machine. When the brushes stop spinning, but the rest of the machine works fine, this is a tell-tale sign that your belt has gone bad.
.Video Showing how to access and change belt:
.If you open up your machine and find that the belt is still engaged, or you replace it and this doesn’t fix your problem, please feel free to use the comment form here on this repair page and I’ll be happy to walk you through some more advanced diagnosing.
.If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful, or leave some feedback. This is really appreciated.
.Chris Jones

My roomba won’t go forward; it just rotates right ~90 degrees and then left ~90 degrees. I’ve cleaned the brushes, taken it apart and cleaned the brush gears, popped off the front wheel and cleaned the hair off that, taken off the front bumper panel and cleaned off the cliff sensors. Please help!
ANSWER : Compare your Roomba to the video on http://www.eesolutions.ca and look for the fix.

Roomba Discovery My Roomba turns on and moves but the brushes won’t turn. Someone told me that I had forgotten to put in the yellow and black end bearings, but I did. Help, I miss my Roomba
I have a Roomba 530, I have had it for 2 weeks and really loved it. I have followed all the cleaning instructions etc.. Then the Roomba wanted it’s brushes cleaning “please clean Roombas brushes” So thinking that something was stuck I removed and cleaned the brushes, (yellow tabs on and in place by the way)
ANSWER : I read somewhere that you need to clear the software in case there is a glitch. To do this, take the battery out and then, simultaneously hold down the “spot” and “clean” buttons for 30 seconds. Replace battery. This has worked for my Discovery model.

Eureka lightforce 300 poor suction, power paw doesn’t spin and self cleaning duster doesn’t clean its self when the button is depressed.
ANSWER : When this happens to me I do two things. The first is to empty the cannister but when you do (with the vacuum unplugged) stick your hand up inside of where the cannister goes.Sometimes that is filled with debris. Pull as much as you can out. There is another part inside there that you can twist and pull out – this will help you pull out more of the trapped debris. Replace that part and the cannister – usually there’s a blockage and just removing some of that debris will cause a bunch more to dump in to the cannister. You may have to repeat this process two or 3 times untill no more debris comes out when you turn the vacuum back on.

The second tip solution is to clean the filter which can be found on the front of the vacuum.There’s a clear plastic cover, a black rectangular this that hold the filter sponge and inside of that, the filter sponge. I just rinse the little sponge inside and shake off the thing that holds the sponge (Sorry, don’t know the technical terms). Put it back together and you should have suction – viola.

Hope this helps.

Roomba keeps saying clean brushes yet are clean!
ANSWER : Remove the Yellow connectors on the end of the brushes and clean around the pin well. If there is too much there, the roomba thinks there is something stuck and goes into clear mode (as if there is a chord stuck).

Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2
ANSWER : Http://www.hoover.com/pdfs/manuals/F7452900.pdf.Heres a link to the manual if you dont have one, Ive emailed them and they gave me the same solutions that are on page 17...? Make sure tank is securely locked in.position.? Clean water tank or detergent.container empty.? Refill container according to instructions.for surface being cleaned.? Recovery tank lid not on.correctly.? Make sure lid is firmly in place.? Valve cap clogged.? Remove and clean valve cap (see following.instructions).1. Remove clean water tank..2. Turn valve cap (A) counterclockwise.and remove..Soak valve cap in warm water for at.least 15 minutes. Wipe cap dry..3. Align slots (B) on cap with tabs (C) in.opening..Turn cap clockwise to tighten.

Ok. i have a bissell proheat 2x model # 8920 06356c i’m trying to clean a large rug in my home .. i have the fluid in the tank and can’t figure out why it’s not cleaning as it should.. the motor’s running but not spraying and cleaning as i expected to do..

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