20 Most Recent Riccar Model RC1100 Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bags - Page 4 Questions & Answers


Replace the switch

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


Start by checking the reset button.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


From your local Riccar retailer.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


The light indicates a restriction, a full bag or clog or something restricting the airflow

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


There are clips on the inside of the wheel hold the wheel on. You can break the old ones to remove it. The new one will snap in place.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


The 200 model does not have one

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


First check the reset button on the back

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


There is a connector that has two little tabs that must be pushed in so it can be removed to insert the hose back in.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


Replace the switch

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


If the noise is not something in the brush roll or the brush roll bearings or shaft is damaged the impeller may have something stuck in it or it may be broken.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


Remove the bottom plate screws & bottom plate. Remove the screws holding the motor and fan assembly to the nozzle housing. Remove the screws Holding the fan housing to the motor to gain access to the fan. Remove the bolt holding the fan on the motor shaft to remove the fan.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


Your 8850 is probably over 15 years old, almost all parts are interchangeable with the 8955 or 8925 model made today. You may need to replace the pedal if the catch has worn or broken. There is no wire on the. Pedal assembly but there is a spring that goes on the pedal shaft to make the pedal spring back after you push on it.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


If you are facing the back of the vacuum the reset button will be towards the bottom of the vacuum.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


Filter is plugged maybe but burning smell is something over heating like a motor which should be serviced by a pro.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Dec 28, 2014


On the back at lower left. Its a little white button. It should be beside a tag that says "Reset Button"

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Aug 11, 2014


Depends on the model

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Aug 11, 2014


There is a clog somewhere in one of your tubes and/or the filters need replaced

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Aug 11, 2014


Depends on which model you have.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Aug 11, 2014


Depends on which model you have. If it's a red light it might be your full bag indicator. If it's glowing red you might have a clog somewhere .

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Aug 11, 2014


Get a new belt. If that doesn't take care of it, replace the rubber motor mount and metal pivot. Your vacuum is probably close to 20 years old and has some worn parts.

Riccar Vacuums | Answered on Aug 11, 2014

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