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Beam Central Vacuum Classic III...How do I remove (and reinstall) the "Self Cleaning Filter" which filters dust and pet hair through but has trapped solids, including now a dead mouse?

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SOURCE: Upper Filter gets clogged quickly

You may have to replace the filters, air maybe restricted going thru them. The main filter is part #73494, and the foam #74038. Also make sure the SLINGER/CYCLONE ASSY part #74068 isn't clogged up.

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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SOURCE: how can I remove the pet hair that is trapped in

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If the parts aren't glued in, they must be snapped in or fastened with screws. You say there are no screws - try unsnapping.

I think id try a coat hanger first with the help of air pressure if you have access or a second vacuum.

Pet hair is definitely an annoyance in these machines. I know from experience. I guess that is why the instructions generally say to vacuum first! I learned my lesson with the coat hanger/air/vacuum method. Who needs stupid instructions anyway!

I hope you get your machine unclogged.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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try replacing the belt if you havent. it almost sounds like your getting weak aggitation. if thats not bad, check for a clog in the brushroll housing nozzle right on the inside by the tube. Replace the inside hepa filter if you havent within the last 3 months.

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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Hi there, SmartAlec from NelsonVacuums.com.au here. What you are describing is a pretty common problem, it is normally caused by a blockage or a brocken belt, or if you are really unluck ..both. Take the base plate of the bottom of the vacuum (part that kind of covers the brush) and check your belt and air path. 9 times out of 10 this is where your problem will be. Clean the pathways and away you go.
Happy Vacuuming :)
ps. If you are in Australia and need spares or parts for any Bissell machine simply visit our website. We'll be able to get you anything you need.

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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Bionaire humidifier model:bcm7309cm How to clean the air filters?


"You should change your furnace filter once a month in the winter season and your central air filter once a month during summer months.
If you run your heat or air every day and night, have pets, or your home collects a large amount of dust, you may need to change your filter more often during very hot and very cold months.
If you use disposable filters, it's really not worth vacuuming them to reuse them. They are inexpensive enough that you should replace them instead.
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Before you take out the filter, however, vacuum the outside and around the filter encasement. After you remove the filter, you should vacuum behind it, too, to catch any stray dust and particles.
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Dirt hair and such will build up in the hoses of that vacum. Take them apart stretch them out and run something through them to make sure they are clean.
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Remove the bucket and look up inside the tank. There will be a finger loop to help pull the filter from it's track. You can shake it clean by wrapping a garbage bag around the tank, squeezing the air from the bag ( so it doesn't puff dust back at you)and then wrapping the bag over your hand and reaching up towards the filter.
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I purchased a hoover windtunnel 2 model#u8361900 in Dec 2007.I am very disappointed because the self cleaning filter is not turning and particles keep clogging in that area. I have manually removed the...


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I purchased a Hoover WindTunnel 2 model#u8361900 in Dec 2007.I am very disappointed because the self cleaning filter is not turning and particles keep clogging in that area. I have manually removed the particles but the filter will not turn. I also haven't been able to use the pet brush for some time. The cleaner has not been used hard about once a week since it was purchased. I am not happy that this product has stopped working efficiently since purchased 6 months ago. Thank you Marcia Long Pottstown Pa
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http://www.hoover.com Telephone
Contact our Customer Service Department at 1.330.499.9499
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST

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Upper Filter gets clogged quickly


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