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Dirt container on hoover cruise cordless vacuum will not lock in place

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trintek
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SOURCE: Hoover - Red Light Dirt Sensor

check to make sure the settings didn't get inadvertently switched to the hi position, move the switch back and forth from high to reg a few times, then leave it on reg.

remove and hand wash the primary filter and secondary filter, dry throughly and replace them in the vacuum.

if none of this works, you will need to have the vacuum serviced, or if it is still working, just don't pay attention to the dirt-finder. the dirt sensor on your vacuum is located in the suction tube and is generally not accessible enough to clean without taking the vacuum apart.

hope this helps,
trin

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

advacak
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SOURCE: my hoover vacuum spits out dirt particles as I vacuum!

the vacuum is clogged somewhere the brush roller is just kicking stuff around, as it cant get into the suction port

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: bottom of dirt container doesn't stay closed

The catch/latch that is on the bottom of the bin button release has likely broken.  
If you take out the canister (as when you are dumping the bin), and flip it upside down and then squeeze the bin release button, you will see that it moves a rod inside the cyclone assembly.  At the end of this rod is a plastic (plastic.. redundant, as the entire Dyson is practically plastic) latch that catches onto the bin's lid and locks it in place.  A broken latch means it doesn't lock the lid in.
What you need is a replacement latch.  Note that the "Bin Release Button + Rod assembly" that are sometimes sold on ebay do *not* contain the latch at the end of the rod.  Also the bottom bin assembly does not contain the required parts.
The cyclone assembly should have the full bin release rod + latch, so if you can't find the latch, then a new cyclone assembly would work also (but will cost more, obviously).

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Hoover Mach 3 (Fusion): Dirt Will not enter dirt cup

The dirt in my vacuum keeps getting stuck into the hose and dosent reach the chamber, its a constant problem even if i clean out the clog!!

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My Hoover Dirt Finder red light stays on. All

Inspection of the circuit board found that the 470uF capacitor looked damaged. I replaced it and I now have the Green and Red lights are working correctly.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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When you turn it on the lights on the battery come on and the brush roller will turn but the suction motor will not turn on.


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How to empty it


1. Push down on carry handle and
pull dirt container away from unit.

2. Once it is pulled back lift it out.

3. Hold dirt container over trash can and push down on bottom
release lever to release debris.

4. Close bottom cover on the dirt
cup until it snaps shut.

While you have the dirt container out you can also clean the Lifetime HEPA filter. It is on the top of the dirt container.

1. Twist lid to the left to remove lid and filter from
container

2. Remove foam filter from dirt container and dump out
any loose dirt. Wash the foam filter.

3. Remove the HEPA filter by Twist filter handle to the left and
pull out of lid. Wash the Heap filter.

4. Once the filters are thoroughly dry (I recommend set out for 24 hours) then installer filters in lid and thread back on top of the dirt canister.

Before replacing the dirt canister you can also clean the exhaust filter install below the dirt canister on the top vacuum cleaner head.

1. Loosen the exhaust grille by pressing the locking tab, and
remove it.

2. Remove and shake out the exhaust filter and wash it.
Note: Scented filter are not washable.

3. Once the filters are thoroughly dry relace it and snap the
exhaust grill into place.

Replace the dirt container
NOTE: Dirt container will not
align on base if filter is not
aligned properly.






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Could be a clog of course. Id run a coathanger or something similar through the tunnel the dirt goes up through.

Another thing is if the dirt cup and filter aren't seated right, it could stop suction.

You could take the dirt cup off, and turn the machine on, and see if there is any suction right at the motor, carefully of course. That could rule out a fan/motor issue.

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if the filters are clean I doubt it! Under the foot of the hoover there should be a little black cover/flap that covers the intake part of the hose, try lifting this flap forward and see if there is any blockage at this end.

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