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How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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Check that the vacuum cleaner is plugged into a working power outlet and that fuses and breakers don`t need resetting. An activated thermal cut-out due to a blockage is the next most likely cause of the problem. Check for blockages in the hose and filters, and remove any obstructions that you find.
Check For Clogs or Blocks In The Vacuum

Check the hoses, the filters, and throughout the vacuum, and clean out any blockages or clogs. Vacuums will likely also have a recommended cooldown time to ensure that the vacuum won`t overheat. You will need to wait for that time before you turn the vacuum back on.

If your vacuum cleaner keeps turning off, this could be due to the following reasons: Blockages – check the hose and head for any obstructions. Filter – always check your filters, if these are clogged this could be causing the vacuum cleaner to work harder and lose suction power.
A damaged vacuum hose, clogged motor air filter or bad suction motor can cause the vacuum cleaner to shut off during use. A tripped overload on the vacuum suction motor can shut off the vacuum cleaner during use. If your vacuum has a reset button, push it; if the vacuum seems hot, let it cool off first.
There is an indicator light to show that it is charging. When fully charged the light turns blue. To charge the battery simply plug the charger in as shown, the battery can be charged while still in the cleaner or you can remove it for charging.
The problem may lie in your vacuum cleaner`s adapter, charging dock, or battery and the electrical outlet. Try plugging your vacuum cleaner in to another outlet. If it is now working, the problem was in the first outlet that you have used. You should contact a certified electrician if you need to fix that outlet.
A strong odor from the shellac that coats the copper coil windings is an indicator that the motor is about to or has burnt out. If the motor is still running, even if it turns on and off by itself as it is heating and cooling, you can still run the motor until it gives up for good.
Besides getting jammed with dirt and debris, the major problem that cordless vacuums face is a weak battery or failing recharger. Some cordless vacuum batteries are easily replaced while others are not and require that the entire unit be replaced.

Relevant Questions and Answers :

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Hoover Windtunnel On/Off switch will not turn Off…Switch seems to work O.K. when pressed directly but not with handle switch…It will turn on but not off..Cam seems to be intact on switch actuator..How does switch come out? Thanx
ANSWER : Take the handle off, then remove the tool holder, then you can get to the switch. Just has tabs on each side of switch, depress them and push it out. These switches will do this after awhile, replacing them is usually the way to correct the problem.

We have a dyson dc 07 animal the machine was working fine then switched off after returning to the machine minutes later it wouldnt switch on, i removed on off switch cover and used a short piece of wire across the brown wires flicked the wall switch and it worked, aha i thought faulty switch aquired a new one to no avail and now even the short piece of wire trick doesnt work, has the motor died do you think, it wasnt over heating or making strange noises prior to refusing to work
ANSWER : It could be the motor. I’m having to replace the brushes on my DC 05. It appears that you can only get brushes for the YDK motors in the DYSON, not the Panasonic motor. Which might be saying something about the YDK motors. What happens is that the carbon brushes wear down which is normal. However, the contact wire from the brush to its connector is set so that when the brush wears down, the wire is short enough to stop the spring etc from damaging the commutator. The end result is that you get an intermittent operation of the motor before it finally dies.
.I believe all the DYSONs come with the option of both motors and you cannot really tell which motor you have until you take the thing to bits. You also cannot change motors without changing various other parts on the hoover. On my DC 05 the writing on the YDK motor tells you which one it is.
.This website www. tasweb.org ,select the DC 05 option and scroll down tells you how to take the thing to bits. A search on google etc for your DC 07 may give similar results. Best of luck!

My Shop Vac 90L600A is getting electric thru the cord and into the switch, but it doesn’t switch on when you toggle the switch from off to on. Is it a bad switch?
ANSWER : Check the othere end of the switch. You may have a brushes problem in the motor. You will have to check the switch while hot – be careful

Brissel Healthy Home Hepa Vacuum:
On/Off Switch works sporadically. Took handle apart and the switch worked for a while. I am wondering if I need to replace the switch?

Also the Brush Switch is having similar problems.

ANSWER : Might not be the switch there is a connection on the swivel by the base that likes to fail

My Dyson DC 24’s beater bar switch didn’t actuate and the beater bar didn’t turn. When I brought it to a certified serviceman he told me that a wire interferred with the switch and all he had to do was move the wire out of the way of the switch. At the time the machine was under warrantee and it didn’t cost me anything. Now however, the machine is out of warrantee and the problem has returned. Does anyone know how to access the switch and move the wire out of the way?
ANSWER : Hi- I had the same experience but it turns out there’s a small trip switch if you’ve taken the brush out to clean it, it needs to be reactivated by pressing the small red button to the right of the brush… took me a year to figure this out! Been meaning to get in touch with Dyson. Not sure if this is the same problem that you have.

Switch I have a kenmore 31913 vacuum and the on/off switch appears to be bad. My problem is getting into the switch. How do I open up the handle to get to the switch?
ANSWER : Go to this website.and enter your complete model number in the search field in the upper.right corner of the page. You should be able to view a parts diagram.that will provide some clues about how to disassemble the handle.

I have an Easy-Flo central vac unit. The handle on the electric hose has a switch on the handle. With the switch on ”O” in the center, it’s off. On the left, is the ”I” position. The vacuum runs but the power brush doesn’t. On the right is the ”II” position. The switch won’t flip that way. It feels stuck. It feels as if there is something underneath of it that won’t let it push that direction. I have the switch out of the handle, but I can’t seem to get the actual black casing around the
ANSWER : Switches are not usually designed to be dissembled.
I would strongly suggest that you dont take the switch apart. you are better off getting a new one. then if you feel like it you can take the old switch apart and if it dosnt work you still have a new switch. if you decide to dissemble the old switch be vary careful there are very small parts in there that will fall out. and most of the time the casing will crack when you pry it apart.

Good luck

Central vac our central vac will not work unless the main vac in the garage is switched on manualy…. its sucking fine but i have to switch it off at the main switch in the garage after i have used it normaly i just plug in the hose and vac away and it switches itself off we have just had cable installed with a fisher guy in the walls do you think that would be the problem thanks a lot
ANSWER : It is possible that the low voltage wiring that controls your central vacuum has been damaged during the cable work. You can check to see if the low voltage relay is working by shorting the two terminals together at the unit. Just disconnect the two small (18-22 gauge) wires from the unit and short across the terminals where the wires connect. If the unit comes on, the vacuum is fine, and it is most likely the low voltage control wires that have been damaged. It should be a pretty easy fix, if you can get to where the wires are located. They are probably just pulled apart at a joint. Good Luck!!