Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
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Weighing about 9 pounds*, it`s lightweight and covers a 12″ wide area which makes cleaning easy and quick.
They just won`t hold up and require a lot of maintenance to keep going. Oreck, on the other hand, tends to last folks for decades, and models such as the Forever Oreck are warrantied/guaranteed for life. If you are looking for the best lightweight vacuum that will last Oreck is a great option.
Oreck uprights set the standard when it comes to lightweight, powerful, and easy-to-use vacuums. Our uprights keep your home cleaner by trapping dirt and debris and sealing it in upon disposal, making sure your hard work goes in the trash, not back in the air in a cloud of dust.
I love my Oreck!” We hear you — and that`s why we`re committed to making products that make cleaning just a little bit easier for all our customers! The company`s principal manufacturing facilities are based in Cookeville, Tenn.
The Oreck XL professional air purifier uses exclusive Truman cell technology and 6-stages of filtration to trap airborne particles as small as 0.1 micron. It comes with a lifetime filter that can easily be washed and replaced, so you never have to buy expensive replacement filters.
Oreck Vacuum bags available for all Oreck upright and canister vacuums. Oreck XL is one of the most popular Oreck vacuum cleaners but there are two different types of bags that fit XL models (with bag dock or without bag dock) so it is important to use your model number to determine the correct bags for your machine.
The company behind the successful national chains Vacuums Etc. and My Oreck Store has chosen to consolidate all previous brands within the new David`s Vacuums brand name.
This vacuum weighs about 9 lbs which is very lightweight for a full size upright.
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Electrolux Epic 6500SR Full Bag sensor working, Does not Reset properly
The problem was a sticking switch that was not being reset. The vacuum on/off switch mechanism is comprised of two switches. One is the main switch that turns the vacuum on and off. The second is a shut off switch that gets tripped when the full bag sensor is engaged. This second switch is supposed to get reset when you push the on/off switch on the outside of the machine. The full bag shutoff switch was stiff and it, therefore, was taking a couple of presses of the on/off switch to move the shutoff switch back into the running position.
Have Dyson DC 14. When tilt to vacuum, the handle and coiled hose comes away from the unit. The problem started when the little purple ridged curved part on front of vacuum cleaner right below handle came loose and a spring fell out from somewhere–don’t know where. I pushed on the purple ridge part and it snapped back on. Now, can’t get it loose again, don’t know where the spring goes, and handle still comes loose from vacuum.
I’m not positive whether or not this is the wand handle because there are several versions of the DC14. However the device the locks and unlocks the wand in place is pretty similar between all the versions.
The first picture is the wand release catch spring. The second is the wand. The purple piece is the wand release catch. It is held in place at the bottom by two plastic pins. Basically the catch release is pressed over the two pins until they lock in the two holes at the bottom of the catch release. To get it off you need to pry it off and over the plastic pins. The spring simply sets in between the wand shaft and the back side of the catch release. There should be a spot on the back of the catch release to help hold the spring in place. If not you may need to replace the catch release.
Please let me know if you need any clarification on anything or just need further information and I’ll be glad to help.
Unbeknownst to me, someone took the bag out of my Kenmore Progressive vacuum and failed to replace it. I have been vacuuming without a bag for months, and today the vacuum stopped sucking. When I opened up the front to replace the bag, tons of dirt and dust came pouring out. I thoroughly cleaned the vacuum, put in a new bag, but still no sucking power. Just dust coming from the rear vents where one of the filters is. Is the vacuum ruined, or is it a simple solution of buying a new filter?
Sounds like you need to buy a new motor. All that grit and dust will ruin a motor and I’m surprised it lasted as long as it did.
.This is where a vacuum that won’t run without a bag would have been nice. (Aerus for one)
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
Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year.
I would really like to wash the outer bag of my vacuum, but I have a problem. I can remove the outer bag from the vacuum, but the plastic ‘frame’ that is inside the outer bag is sewn to the bag. So what am I supposed to do about that if I want to put it in the washing machine? I have the Oreck XL Silver.
you can wash the bag. However you cannot wash the bag in the wash machine. What you will want to do is look for the screw or depending on the model, untwist the cap down on the rod next to the machine. that entire pole section will come off of the unit below with the bag there.
I recommend if it is warm outside to use the garden hose to spray it and scrub inside the bag with a scrub brush and some dish soap.
I usually throw them into the laundry sink and let soak, scrubbing with soap and water.
To dry the bag, a hairdryer or hang to dry before putting the piece back onto the machine.
Installing roller brush for oreck XL 21 – Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Uh, probably not sure what the issue is, but
.1. unplug unit.
.2. Remove the multiple screws from the bottom of the unit.
.3. remove the bottom baseplate (usually black)
.4. the brush roll is now visible, and the belt should be around it.
.5. Pull the brush roll away from the unit, and disengage the belt.
.6. Replace in the opposite order. Make sure that baseplate fits properly to insure a good seal. Also watch the bumper (rubber part that is wrapped around the unit) to make sure it is properly seated.
.7. Handroll the roller brush before plugging in. Make sure it moves freely.
.8. Run unit, may get a slight burning smell, but if this continues for more than a minute – turn off and inspect the unit. Brush roll requires a short burn in time, on initial build, factory accomplishes this during test procedures.
Oreck XL suddenly lost power – Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Wiring in handle has loose connection or the brushes in the motor needs replacing. cost $18 for new ones.
While vacuuming the red light for the bag of the vacuum came on and the vacuum stopped. The bag was no where near full so I replaced it with a new bag – same problem. It vaccumes for a minute or then stops with bag light on. It is the correct bag for the machine – so what’s the problem?
I’m assuming this is the Epic 6500 or similar model.
.Detach the hose, turn vacuum on. If it runs, place palm of hand against inport hole. If it shuts off the problem is with either the control valve setting or the control valve assembly itself.
.For cvs, turn dial on top of vacuum all the way to the largest dot, and try above test again. If that doesn’t work, then it’s the CVA. It needs to be cleaned or replaced, which is an in shop job. Fro repair, take it to the nearest Aerus Electrolux store. I recommend a full clean and service to remove any dust/dirt from the motor, fan assembly, and other internal parts.
.Another problem, which relates to the dial setting, is that fine dust will quickly clog the pores of the bag, resulting in the machine “thinking” the bag is full. Turning the dial to the proper setting helps get the bag fuller. The middle setting is the normal setting, and is for areas without fine dust and sand.