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No suction The brushes are turning, filter has been cleaned, the bagless dust catcher has been emptied, but still no suction when vacuuming (whether with or without brushes)

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The hose is clogged up. Try disconnecting the hose and loosen the clog. If you try to pick up pine needles, they are sticky and will clog up any vacuum sweeper.

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Then it is clogged in the inlet by the brush roll, or the fan has worn down too much.

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Dc4 has low suction


HI, it's Jim from Crucial Vacuum!

Low suction from your Dyson DC07 can be directly related to basic vacuum upkeep and maintenance. Here's some simple things you can do for your vacuum to help ensure optimal performance and to keep your vacuum running for a long time with great suction.

After every use, make sure to empty your Dyson's dust cup. Allowing for fine dust and debris to rest in your unit's dust cup for a long period may cause your unit to become clogged.

Wash and clean your unit's filter screen weekly. To do so, empty your filter screen outdoors to take off any excess debris and then clean under running water until the water comes out clean. Allow the filter screen to fully dry before inserting it back into the unit. This may take up to several hours. Be sure to allow it to FULLY dry.

Foam and cloth filters should also be washed and dried weekly, by following the same steps from cleaning the filter screen. Do not use any soap, dishwasher, dryer or washing machine to do so. Allow your filters to air dry for 24 hours before re-installing them in your Dyson.

Last, make sure to clear your brush roll of any hair strands or debris monthly and to replace at least every year. When examining your brush roll take note of the condition of the bristles. Are they loose? If so this would be a good time to change your brush roll.

While checking the brush roll you might as well examine your Dyson's belt. With use the belt will stretch out, lessening the tension on the brush roller. Lesser tension diminishes the brush roller's turn rate and speed. So if your belt feels loose as well replace that.

All of the previous general maintenance tips will help improve your vacuums suction and overall performance.

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I hope this was helpful. If you would like further assistance, please feel free to give us a call at 877.750.9239. We have helpful and friendly customer care representatives on the line ready to assist you.

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Beater brush stuck on (keeps turning) in upright position and no hose suction with Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum. I have tried adjusting the brush level up and down and moving the...


HI, it's Jim from Crucial Vacuum!

Your Hoover may be losing suction in the hose and having an issue with the brush roll due to a clog within the vacuum, or possible debris stuck on the brush roll itself. Here's some tips that will help.

First off, if your brush roll just keeps turning be sure to turn off your vacuum before examining it. In regards to the lack of suction in the hose there may be a clog in the vacuum itself.

After every use, make sure to empty your unit's dust cup. Allowing for fine dust and debris to rest in your unit's dust cup for a long period may cause your unit to become clogged, which leads to poor or even no suction, for the hose as well.

It is recommended to wash and clean your unit's filter weekly. To do so, empty your filter screen outdoors to take off any excess debris and then clean under running water until the water comes out clean. Allow the filter screen to fully dry before inserting it back into the unit. This may take up to several hours. Be sure to allow it to FULLY dry.

Lets look at the hose itself. Stretch the hose out entirely to see if there are any clogs within. A handy way to unclog your hose is to use a broom handle or coat hanger. Make sure the coat hanger is a plastic one. You don't want to tear the walls of your hose.

As for the brush roll itself. Is the belt intact? After usage the belt will stretch out and lessen the tension on the brush roll. This could be causing the brush roll to have a lack of resistance against it. You want to be sure the belt is on there nice and tight. Also, manually spin the brush roll to see if there are any clogs or debris stuck within.

You can purchase replacement parts for your Hoover direct from Crucial Vacuum with free shipping and an exclusive 10% coupon for Fixya.com readers, use code: FIXYA10

http://www.crucialvacuum.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=hoover+windtunnel&limit=all

I hope this was helpful. If you would like further assistance, please feel free to give us a call at 877.750.9239. We have helpful and friendly customer care representatives on the line ready to assist you.

Jim Thompson
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No suction


Check the airflow. A hose or filter is clogged, restricting the air flow. Change the filter (or clean it out according to the manual). Most likely, the machine sucked up some liquid, which mixed with dust and dirty clogs the filter. Also check the brush area for any blockage.

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Vacuum runs but no suction.


Have you checked or changed all of the filters, there are usually three.
One is behind the dust/debris catcher.
One is under where the catcher installs in the body of the vacuum.
One is the HEPA filter in back of the vacuum body.
After that, check that all passages are clear from the brushes on the bottom through all hose to the catcher.
Good Luck,
Gary

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No sucking the dust


Check the pipe up from the brush to the pump that it has not been blocked by an item too big to go through to the catcher

Jul 06, 2010 | Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright...

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No suction on Bissell Powerforce Bagless. Have thoroughly cleaned


Make sure you unplug before cleaning turn vaccum upside down check roller
for hair and strings wrapped around brush if this does not help clean out cylinder gently knocking dust out or use a duster to stick up inside lightly cleaning and check filter

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No suction using extension hose for Bissell Bagless Upright vacuum. i checked for clogs and found nothing. shannon


Check the sole plate where the beater bar is. You may have to remove the roller brush flap to get into the roller brush and then check the main dust channel beside it. Usually if there's no suction on the hose it means that:
1) The hose is blocked 2) The filters are needing cleaned / washed and dried for 24 hours or see my tips! 3) There is dust clogging after the beater bar/roller brush.

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Eureka bagless uno 12 amp ( green)


Buckaboo, you say the debris no longer collects in the cup? Does that mean you don't have suction as well?

The brushroll has it's own motor so the brushes spinning doesn't necessarily mean there's not a problem with the wiring, the switch, or the motor.

Assuming you haven't inadvertantly set the selector switch to floor when you wanted to use the hose or vice versa, try the following.

Start with the motor/impeller first. Take the dust canister off and turn the vacuum on. It doesn't matter if you turn on the brushroll or not as you're looking for suction.

With the vacuum on feel for exhaust out the front of the motor (by the secondary handle on the bottom. Also put your hand over the area where the dust canister sits. You should feel strong exhaust and suction respectively.

If not, then you should take it in to a technician as going any further requires disassembly.

If you feel there's enough suction, then it may be as simple as a clog. This vacuum has a particularly easy air path to check. There's a clear snap-on door on the bottom to check the brushroll and neck. Then from there it's a straight shot through the canister itself before dumping inside and going through the filter. If it's the hose, you can turn the end clockwise to remove it from the body of the vacuum and use a broomstick to clear any clogs.

If it's not a clog or filter then you may try cleaning the seals (one round at the bottom of the canister where the canister mates to the body and a rectangular one in back of that where the dust runs up and into the canister.

Good Luck!

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My eureka 2961avz bagless vacuum has no suction


Usually clogs are in the dirt inlet by the brush roll, or in the hose. Take the hose off from the bottom and see if there is suction, if not, then the hose is clogged. If suction there, then it is lower. Also is the brush roll turning, if not, that could be your problem.

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No suction on carpet


make sure the brush is spinning and also make sure u there is not a clog right behind the canister when you detach it from the vacuum itself

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