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SPOT BOT NO SUCTION


Hey Courtney! Sorry to hear about the suction problem on your SpotBot. Here's a quick link to troubleshooting steps to assist you.

http://www.bissell.com/FAQDetail.aspx?id=1040&cid=ccsocial

Jan 04, 2013 | Bissell SpotBot Robotic Wet/Dry Vacuum

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We took the vacuum apart including all hoses and there does not appear to be an obstructiobn, what is causing the vacuum to lose suction


The fan/impeller could be broken or too worn to provide suction. Check it and replace if necessary.
Did you clean/replace the filters? Instructions for doing so can be found on page 16 of the manual.
Other things to check can be found on page 17 of the manual.
The manual is found on the following site.

http://dl.owneriq.net/b/bd974215-7845-4e77-b433-52ef08093176.pdf

Mar 13, 2011 | Bissell Velocity Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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I don't get much suction from the hose on my DC17 All Floors. I don't see any obtacles in the hose. The suction when upright is fine.


Hello,

The way your Dyson DC17 is designed, there is a suction divert mechanism that diverts the suction to floor when the vacuum cleaner head is pushed down, and then back to the hose when the vacuum is in the upright position. If you are getting suction from the hose when the vacuum is upright, but no suction after the handle is reclined, this is actually the normal function for the Dyson DC17.

You can check to see if the filter is dirty. The washable filter on your Dyson DC17 is located directly underneath of the dust bin of the vacuum cleaner. After removing the dust bin, lift straight up on the part the bottom of the dust bin rests on. This is where the pre-motor filter is located for the DC17 models. If this filter is not cleaned on a regular basis, then it can start getting clogged, and you'll notice a loss of suction on the vacuum cleaner.

If you have further questions, please visit the link below where you may download the instruction manual. There are some trouble shooting guides at the back of the manual that you may do to try and diagnosis this further.

Dyson DC17 All Floors Instruction Manual:
http://media.dyson.com/downloads/us/floorcare/manuals/dc17_opmanual_usa.pdf

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Thank you very much,

Chris Jones
GoVacuum

Mar 23, 2010 | Vacuums

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My eureka vacuum won't suction and starts to smoke when I try to use it. It sounds like it is suctioning when I first turn it on, but after about 20 seconds it begins to smell like burning and does not...


The problem is that your belt is stretched and worn. This causes that burning smell and it also causes the vacuum to not pick up well. You need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual with instructions:

Eureka Altima Belt and Manual

Jan 31, 2010 | Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS...

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The windtunnel vacuum has suction but does not pick up the dirt. I'm puzzled as to what might be the problem. Help!


The problem is that the belts are stretched and worn and slip instead of turn the brush when it is put against the resistance of the carpet. You simply need to replace the belts. Here are the (2) belts you need and the manual with instructions:

Hoover self-propelled windtunnel belts

Manual

Jan 02, 2010 | Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel...

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We have the pink dyson and we have washed out filter, but it sounds like it is sucking air and it will not pick up, what would you suggest we try nest


You need to replace the belt. If the belt is stretched, worn or broken it will not pick up well, even if there is good suction. Here is the belt you need and the manual which has instructions:

Dyson DC07 Belt and Manual

Dec 28, 2009 | Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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Vacuum brushes won't turn. It still has suction.


That means that you need to replace the belt that turns the roller brush. They naturally stretch and wear and you should replace this belt yearly. Here is the belt you need and the manual which has instructions on how to change it:

Dyson DC07 Belt and Manual

Dec 27, 2009 | Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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Have dysonDC07 and can't get suction from floor beater


You need to replace the belt. Here is a link to belt you need and the manual which has instructions:

Dyson DC07 Manual

Dec 26, 2009 | Vacuums

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No suction when carpet cleaning. Also won't stand upright


Its possible that it may be blocked in the foot of the vaccum. try going through your instruction manual to locate details on how to disassemble the suction brush and connecting ducts. If you dont have one then use this link to download it. http://ubermanuals.com/node/1870

Let me know how you got on


Cheers

Jun 10, 2008 | Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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