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How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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  1. Start by unplugging your machine.
  2. Remove the dirt tank from the machine by pressing the release button and lifting up.
  3. Check the suction inlet on the body of the vacuum and clear it of debris if needed.
  4. Remove the hose from the base of the machine and remove any debris as needed.
Blockage – when a vacuum cleaner becomes unusually loud, it is normally because of a blockage of some sort. This is a problem that is easily solved by turning off the cleaner, check for blockages in the pipes, and remove them. You can also check and empty the canister to remove any possible blockages there as well.
Your Vacuum Pump Is Noisy

Sometimes, extra noise can mean that there are pieces of debris stuck in the system rattling around. It can be an easy fix—just locate and remove the debris. A loud pump could also mean you have worn bearings that need to be replaced or lubricated.

Locate the brush reset button on the lower back right of the vacuum. Press the button to reset the brushroll To ensure the brush has been reset, plug the vacuum back into the electrical outlet.
What`s happening with your vacuum cleaner is that a clog has built up and debris being agitated by the roller is spitting out or stirring up dust without sucking it in.
What`s happening with your vacuum cleaner is that a clog has built up and debris being agitated by the roller is spitting out or stirring up dust without sucking it in.
Often when your machine is not picking up it is due to loss of suction. If your vacuum cleaner turns on but won`t pick up on carpet or bare floors, something is impeding suction. You may need to change the vacuum bag, unclog the hose, replace/clean the filters, replace the hose, change the belt, or repair the motor.
Locate the brush reset button on the lower back right of the vacuum. Press the button to reset the brushroll To ensure the brush has been reset, plug the vacuum back into the electrical outlet.

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Dirt devil vacuum cleaner–trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting –is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up –unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum… Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums
ANSWER : Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year.

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My bagless bissel vacuum cleaner sounds like it is vacuuming but nothing is going into the dirt container.
ANSWER : Either the cup is not sealing right or the machine is clogged.

Check the intake hose/channle on the bottom side of the vacuum where the brushroller is located and make sure it is not clogged. Make sure the belt is not burnt off or slipping as well.

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I have bissell powerforce turbo bagless upright vacuum. Its a great machine. It is clogged though. I think I was not emptying the dirt collection tray thing enough. How can I unclog it. Its not sucking up like it should. It sucks up most stuff, but its not going into the bagless tray thing like it should
ANSWER : Remove the hose , clear that , then if you take a wire hanger apart you can pull whatever is remaining out of that connection, also remember to clean ( if you have the cleanable filter) the filter and also the top one

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High pitch My Hoover fusion vacuum cleaner began making a high pitch sound that makes it very annoying to vacuum. I cleaned all the things I could clean. I even cut out all the hair that was entangled in the brushes. Any idea what is causing the sound. It sounds like an siren is going off.
ANSWER : The Hoover Fusion has design flaws in the motor, including a metal plate that is too thin to contain the forces acting on the motor, particularly the constant strong tension from the drive belt, and a plastic plate that is attached to the metal plate by two screws that gradually loosen over time. Assuming the filters and canister are clean, a high-pitched noise coming from the motor indicates it is about to fail as a result of these problems. You can replace the motor after it fails, but the problem will eventually occur again. For those very mechanically inclined, when the motor first starts making the high-pitched noise, you can dismantle it and tighten all screws.

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Soinds weird my dyson sounds like sucksion is leaking…the air leaking sound is really loud. it sucks some dirt but is not going into the canister, don’t know where its going. it sounds like when i’m using the attachments when i’m just vaccuming…please help!!!
ANSWER : Dysons web site has an online area where you can walk through common problems like this:.
.http://www.dyson.com.au/support/help.asp?article=2&product=DC18-ALLFLOORS-AU

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My dirt devil vacuum cleaner is not working – Dirt Devil M130000 ''i'' Dual Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
ANSWER : Please specify whether the vacuum motor does not turn on when you flip the switch or it simply does not have suction.

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The Dirt Devil Featherlite vacuum cleaner throws up the dirt back out. Sometimes the vacuum cleaner doesn’t pick up any dirt
ANSWER : You have a blocked vacuum hose take hose off and out side. Push the garden hose from one end to the other, this will push out the blockage

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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
ANSWER : If the motor is running, there should be suction. Possible problems depend on whether it’s a canister or upright and are:
.A clog in the hose, UR or canister. Detach hose. Drop small coin in one end and lift hose causing it to roll out the other. If it does, no clog in hose. Drop same coin into hose opening on power head. If it rolls out, no clog in PN.
.Broken fan blades, UR. Needs to be taken to shop for repair/replacement.
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.A reset button is for use if the motor isn’t running, so won’t have anything to do with the suction.

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