How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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Panasonic RC-7290 Questions & Answers

I set the time by holding down the time set button (second button from left on the top of the clock radio) and then pressing the time set buttons on the left-hand side of the clock.

Middle Softkey – Contains the Menu button which allows menu access to change settings like ring tone, ringer volume handset registration, etc. It may also allow you to make a call, turn the ringer off, or enter OK to complete an operation depending on your call status.
– The Program Auto Exposure Mode of your camera can automatically adjust shutter speed and aperture based on a built-in program. This is often a useful shooting mode if you want to take snapshots or if you`re dealing with tough lighting, and you`d like the camera to make some of the choices for you.
Dial *7801, and then press your speakerphone button (SP-PHONE). You can now hang up. Your system will be in Night Mode.

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I’m using my dad’s old Panasonic RC-6064 alarm clock. How do I set the time and the alarm?
ANSWER : The Hour/Minute buttons are on the bottom of the radio. Just press the hour or minute buttons to adjust the regular time. Alarm is the same but you hold the alarm button on top.

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I dropped my battery operated alarm clock: the second hand still works but the alarm doesn’t come on at the set time and the hour & minute hands don’t “hold” their position – I took the clear front off and discovered that I could move the hands to a more secure place on the center spindle but I discovered during the night that the correct time was no longer showing. I really like this clock b/c it’s battery operated and I can hear the alarm (when it worked) plus it has a “night vision” dial tha
ANSWER : The hour and minute hands can be pushed onto their respective shafts at any point in most clocks.
.If you already know the time that the alarm is set, let the clock run until it sounds.
.When the alarm sounds, install the hour hand and the minute hand to the exact alarm set time. If, say, the alarm is set for 6:30, push the hour hand onto it’s shaft at exactly half way between 6 and 7 and then push the minute hand onto it’s shaft pointing at exactly 6.
.I think this should get you operating.

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I have a Simplicity S24 canister vacuum. It’s about 3 yrs. old. In the past year I have had it in the shop 4 times because when using the rug piece, the piece turns on & off, on & off. The actual vacuum doesn’t… just the rug piece. I recently spent $65 on a new part, after spending countless dollars the other 3 times it was in the shop for this problem. I’m ready to buy another name vacuum altogether as I feel this vacuum is not worth the money that was spent on it. I’m very frustrated.
ANSWER : Repair shop has not fixed the problem? complain until they fix it properly. This is a pressure fault / jamming issue or slipping drive. Repair shop should have fixed it 1st time.

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We have a Bissell Proheat Cleanshot 2X Model 9500 Steam carpet cleaner. The first time we used it things were great. The second time we used it it left tracks in the carpet. We have no idea what caused this. We tried using the machine on an entirely different carpet and it did the same thing. After vacuuming the carpet about 10 or 12 times, the tracks are still embedded in the carpet – HELP!!!! We’re read and reread the manual and contacted customer service and received no help.
ANSWER : First things first. It’s only the second time you have used the machine, so it must be fairly new. If you have a receipt and the unit is less than a year old you should take it to an authorized Bissell repair center and have the machine inspected under warranty.
.Otherwise, The jets on this unit clog easily, there are two of them and you can locate them under the recovery tank towards the front of the machine, and blow them out with an air compressor. To prevent the jets from clogging in the future make sure to flush all shampoo out of the machine with clean water when done using it. That is most likely your problem.
.If it is leaving black streaks on your carpet it could be coming from a burnt belt or melted brushroller part, in which case inspect the belts and brushrollers and replace the damaged pieces.
.I hope this helped
.Good Luck

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I have a digital alarm clock from Next – it has the followin gfeatures

a mode button – none of the options include time or hour etc
an alarm on/off button
a button with plus at the top and minus at the bottom.

I’m trying to reset it because of the clock change and am baffled.

ANSWER : Hi Karen,

Sounds like a neat clock!
I can’t find anything about this clock. Other projection clocks set the time change automatically. What happens when you try to push the + button. Does it set the time ahead?

Also, what does it do when you press “kight”?

Karen, if I can’t help you with this, please post again to let someone else have a try.

Please write back and let me know what happens with these buttons.

Good luck,

Handie Andie

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On my hover U6616-900 the self propell work fine on the med setting on med height carpet, but when I go to low height carpet and height set on med the self propell does not pull the vacuum and it is hard to push. Also if I raise the height to the highest setting the self propell works correctly and appears to clen. Any ideas? S/N 090400184555, think this vacuum is maybe 5 years old and my wife uses it lots. Should I think of maybe a complete overhaul or a replacement at this time?
ANSWER : This is a typical problem you are describing. I would recommend you change the belts, this will resolve the “hard to push” and most likely resove your issues. based on the s/n given you maching was made on sept 2004.

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My hoover floormate h3060 has not been used for some time, when I went to use it, it would not dispense the cleaner..The last time I used it, I used a mixture of amonia and borax. I think the hose is clogged. What should I do??
ANSWER : You most likely have either a clogged screen at the bottom of the fill tank or the jets that spray fluid are clogged. You can unscrew them and power a paper clip through them. If the hoses are by chance clogged which doesn’t happen often, Pull one off at a time and blow real hard to unclog, then put it back on, then move to next hose.
Do NOT take all of them apart at the same time or they can get mixed up and it’s a pain to figure out how it all went back together.

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My atomic clock has not worked properly since we received it. The projection time was off from the real time and now the clock face is blank except for 2 lines. We followed the directions to press snooze to get the projection time right. That didn’t work and I have also reset the clock but there is no display.
ANSWER : I have had several atomic watches and they are difficult.
.What make & model do you have?
.What is the website, if I can find instructions, I may see them in a different way.
.If the time is off, it may be savings time vs standard time or
.a time zone setting.

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