Why is my swiffer vacuum working up to full power and then it needs emptied and then it loses power after I empty it?
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If you have charged your battery for 12-18 hours and the device still won`t turn on, the battery can no longer hold a charge and will need to be replaced. A new battery can be purchased via this link: purchase new battery. Once you have purchased a new battery, you can replace it in the battery replacement guide.
It states the vac will run for about 10 – 12 minutes on one charge, then need to be charged for 16 hours.
If what you really want is a small lightweight vacuum, Consumer Reports found one that`s better at vacuuming than either the Swiffer Sweeper or the Dyson Hard. It`s the Hoover Platinum LiNX BH50010 for $150. It can`t help you with wet spills, but it works well on carpets and did an excellent job cleaning up pet hair.
While a Swiffer is a great tool for everyday cleaning (especially if you vacuum first), don`t use it if there`s a lot of dirt or other debris on your floors. These bigger messes might be a better job for the Swiffer WetJet, or a regular mop or vacuum.
The Swiffer SweeperVac was discontinued from production in 2013 and was replaced by the Swiffer Sweep and Trap in the Swiffer product line.
One common mistake people make is not optimizing their Swiffer`s lifespan by vacuuming first. Generally, when using your Swiffer on your floors, be sure to vacuum up any excess debris and dust bunnies beforehand. Then use the dry pads on the Swiffer to dust the floor. After that, use the wet pads to mop the floors.
It takes about 2.5 hours to fully charge the vacuum cleaner (from 0% to 100%).
Avoid Using Too Much Soap
Soap only lifts dirt and oil into water, making them suspend in water. Therefore, the more soap you use, the more your mop gets saturated with dirt. So, if you do not remove all the soapy water from the floor, the dirt remains, forming streaks on the floor.
Check and Replace the Batteries.
If the Swiffer begins spraying again, then that is great news! It`s a cheap, quick, and easy fix. However, if you have changed the batteries and still do not hear the motor running, the pump motor may be clogged, rusty and needs to be lubricated.
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Electrolux Epic 6500SR Full Bag sensor working, Does not Reset properly
ANSWER : 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.
Suction Problem I was vacuuming and stopped to empty the cannister. When I started vacuuming again – the suction wasn’t working properly. The vacuum was just pushing stuff around the floor. I cleaned the hair out the brush on the bottom and it still isn’t working. It was working fine before I emptied the tube 🙁 I can’t figure out what happened.Help!
ANSWER : Greetings from GoVacuum, . .I believe what may have happened is that your vacuum cleaner belt has either broken, or been stretched so far that ithe brushes are no longer spinning fast enough. . .Here’s what you should do to diagnose this problem. . .1. Take the suction hose out of the back of the vacuum (assuming that your vacuum has on-board tools), and see if you have any suction coming from the hose. If you do, this indicates your belt is bad. . .2. If you don’t have suction coming from the hose, then it may be something as simple as replacing the filters, to a clog in the vacuum, or to your motor going bad. . .In my professional opinion though I would say from what you stated that the belt is mostly likely going to be your issue. If you can provide me the model number of your vacuum cleaner, I can walk you through step by step on ow to replace the belt. . .I have posted a short YouTube video on a vacuum belt change, this is not for all vacuums, but it will give you some idea of how to change a belt; . . . .
Thanks, and if you have questions about your particular model, please feel free to contact me at . .[email protected] .1-866-468-2288
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.
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. . .A reset button is for use if the motor isn’t running, so won’t have anything to do with the suction.
My home has a central vacuum system hook-up but no vacuum installed. My friend upgraded his central system and gave me his Eureka Mega Boss central vacuum system and the accessories, including the pow
ANSWER : The power head requires 120 Volts. Some hoses have a receptacle in the handle for the power head plug, and the hose has a cord at the wall inlet end that plugs into a receptacle. Some hoses have a plug at the wall inlet end that plugs into a 120Volt receptacle built into the inlet. The hose plugs into this receptacle when you push the hose into the inlet. The power for this built-in receptacle is wired with line voltage when the system is installed.
I have a tank style vacuum. When I vacuum with the power head it dims and slows down when I push the power head back and forth, but it powers back up louder when I stop pushing it If i remove the powerhead from the hose the vacuum works fine.
ANSWER : Most likely the belt. Thats the cheapest so try it first
I have a miele S712 (2 yrs old worked fine yesterday) – I had been doing some diy work inside and had the vac on just to reduce some of the dust in the air – after a while the vacuum fizzled out. I guessed it had overheated and took it outside to cool down – when I tried to turn it back on pressing the power button gives it power and it starts to **** but it won’t STAY on, soon as you release the power button it stops, and the orange bag indicator is showing full. As I have a compressor I took
ANSWER : You have got dust in the micro switch and it is not latching on, if you look at this and clean it, that will solve your problem, however blowing the motir has probably wrecked the motor bearings.
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