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Dirt devil 990 central vacuume won't turn on

Central vacuum won't turn on

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SOURCE: wet vacuum not sucking up water

Usually when these units don't pick up the water, there is a seal or gasket missing or out of place. But you have a years warranty on this, maybe you should take it to a warrenty shop and have it checked.

Posted on Jan 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Dirt Devil M084600 Dynamite

Your roller won't turn. The belt is designed to break if anything threatens to keep the motor from turning. When you have the roller out, check the end caps to see if they rotate easily. If they do, then install a new belt being very careful that the belt is not pinched on the channel that it sits in. Once you have the belt installed, turn the roller by hand to make sure that there is no jamming or catching of anything. Install the plate and check the rotation again. Once you are satisfied that the roller turns easily, try the machine.
If the caps on the roller are jammed, as they will get from debris, hair and thread, etc., then you may have to replace the roller. The end caps on most of the Dirt Devils are carbon fibre and will break when you try to remove them.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Dirt Devil Breeze-Bagless Vacuum

You probably have a clog either in the hose , wands, or the dirt inlet by the brush roll.

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Dirt Devil Extreme Quick Vac - Won't turn on

Check that the filters are completely clear and not blocked - especially the top filter on top of the bin assembly. If its clogged completely brush it free of dirt and then reassemble. Make sure the inner cone filter and mesh filter is also completely clean. Then check the hose and main dust channel - something is clogged that makes this machine overheat and stop working - and often with this model (Hoover also make it in the UK under the Alyx name) its down to clogged filters or small clogs of dust in the dust channels. 
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Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: dirt devile featherlite vacuum pushes extremely hard on high pile carpeting

the dirt devil featherlight has a automatic height adjustment for carpet and bare floors.check the wheels and see if there is something wrapped up around the wheels

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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