Question about Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum Vacuum

1 Answer

I just bought a Dirt Devil 12 Amp upright vacuum which seems to work fine but it is blowing out air in the front just under the filter housing. I see there is a vent there but should there be any air coming out during normal use? Thanks Brandon Smith

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 157 Answers

Yes. For the unit to be able to take air in from use it has to exhaust air. This is normal.

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Vacuum is spewing dust out of the front vent! We have the Dirt Devil 12 amp bagless upright. Hoses are clear, brushes turn, everything fine except dirt blows OUT instead of going into canister. How


Hi! We actually don't recommend opening the motor compartment. It sounds like there may be a clog somewhere in the vacuum that you are unaware of. Please try following the steps below.

  • Remove the hose from the vacuum from both ends and check it for clogs.
  • Lay your vacuum face down, remove the bottom guard and brush-roll
  • Use a wooden spoon or something similar to help break up and remove any clogs from the lower hose.
  • Check and clean all the filters on the vacuum. If they are really dirty they may need to be replaced.
Hope this helps, if not we can be reached here on Fixya, Facebook.com/dirtdevil or Twitter @DirtDevil



Oct 06, 2014 | Dirt Devil Vacuums

1 Answer

Dirt Devil bagless upright. sucks up dirt in the front and spits it out in the back. I have taken it apart to check for visible clogs in hoses and checked belt and rollers all of which are fine. what next?


There seems to be no vacuum drawing the debris away from the brush head. Remove the debris canister to check for air blowing into it. Check particularly, the area where the brush head pivots off of the upright portion. Hope this helps!

Jul 26, 2010 | Dirt Devil M110000 Bagless Upright...

2 Answers

Our dirt devil vacuum is blowing out air instead of pulling in air.


my dirt devil is blowing out air instead of sucking up.Tried new bag.any other solution to fix

Aug 29, 2009 | Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum...

1 Answer

Durt Devil upright 12 amp Vision Vacuum Cleaner


If there no blockages in the hoses, then the next thing to check would be any filters in the vacuum. When these get clogged, you will experience this problem.

Dave

May 13, 2009 | Vacuums

1 Answer

Filter clogs with every use


What should I do when the dirt Devil Vacuum clener doesn't **** up dirt ?

Sep 10, 2008 | Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright...

2 Answers

Dirt devil en vision


download manual here

http://www.dirtdevil.com/CustomerService/Manuals/

Jun 15, 2008 | Dirt Devil CE5500 Floor Keeper Upright...

4 Answers

Dirt devil mvp not sucking


Could be bad filters, is there suction at the end of the hose. That will tell you which direction to start looking. If no suction at hose end, then filters could be the problem. If you have suction, then the problem is down lower, dirt inlet is clogged, if belt has never been changed, then I am sure it has stretch to the point that under load it doesn't turn like it should. Could even be that although the motor is running, it may be running at a slower speed, in which case it would have to be replaced.

Oct 14, 2007 | Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum Vacuum Logo

Related Topics:

295 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dirt Devil Vacuums Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18402 Answers

Nick Olsen

Level 2 Expert

183 Answers

JoeVacs

Level 2 Expert

357 Answers

Are you a Dirt Devil Vacuum Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...