To keep our house clean we use vacuum cleaners, we use to clean almost everything with vacuum cleaners, we use them to clean our carpet, floor, curtains and even there are various new models that we use to clean our vehicles.
Vacuum cleaners of good quality can do the job very fastly and effectively. But if you get a low-quality machine, it will not work properly and sometimes cause problems. You should use them with care for getting 100 percent performance from them. If you did not use vacuum cleaners as they should use they can breakdown and did not work properly.
Some Common Signs of Vacuum Cleaner’s Problems
vacuum cleaner works on the basics of simple physics, but some time due to overuse or careless use can cause many big issues such as vacuum cleaner smells like burning, smoking vaccum, vaccum cleaner burnt out motor, or vacuum smoking and burning smell at the same time. You should take the necessary steps if you feel one of the above things.
What should I do if my vacuum is smoking?
During cleaning your carpet or house if your vacuum smell like burning rubber immediately take the following steps
- Turn off the vacuum cleaner
- Unplug the vacuum from the electricity plug
- Do not try to touch the Mattel body of the Vaccum
- If it starts smoking too much do not try to use water to clear the smoke
Call your technician if need, do not try to repair it by yourself, never ever try to open the vacuum cleaner when it plugged into the electricity socket. Although it is very disturbing to see your asset burning, there is nothing worth your life.
Why Does My Vacuum Smell Like it’s Burning?
The vacuum smell like burning may be the result of different problems, some can be major while others could be minor. You can find the cause of the issue and repair it if you have some little knowledge about machines but keep your personal safety at first.
Most Common Reason of vacuum burning smell or smoke vacuum
The most common reasons that cause smoke vacuum or burning smell in vacuum are includes
The most common problem that causes vacuum cleaner burning smell is the vacuum’s belt, this belt moves the roller of brush and removes the debris and dirt from the surface of floors. If this belt becomes loosen or break, vacuum motor runs on its high speed and without being on load its RPM cross the limit and vacuum starts smell burning or smoking. Mostly if dyson smells like burning rubber it is often due to the belt.
The job of the belt is to continues it turns to brush into a vacuum sucker. With the passage of time or any other reason, it tears and stuck with the brush. While the motor did not stop, the belt suffers from heat blistering which creates a burning smell and vacuum smells like burning rubber,
The belt should be replaced to solve the problems, you can check the price and buy online with the company name and model number of your vacuum cleaner. To replace the belt you can find the instructions in your owner’s manual or you can call a technician for help.
Burn out the motor of Vaccum Cleaner
If your vacuum smells like burnt rubber it is normally due to the belt or brush but if you get only a burning smell from vacuum, it can be the motor, sometimes the motor of the vacuum cleaner stops working and burn out. Normally the dyson vacuum burning smell and sudden stop can because of the motor problem in the Dyson vacuum cleaner.
There are many reasons behind the problem such as overuse of vacuum or using an old vacuum. If you have the vacuum of shark company then shark vacuum burning smell is can be due to its motor.
The problem can be solved by replacing the motor with the same type of motor. Sometimes motor did not burn out and only overheated, just wait for some time and let the motor cool down and it will be ready to use again.
Clogged Vacuum Parts
If something clogged in the parts of vacuum cleaners such as in brush, filter, duct, or hose. It did not let the vacuum cleaner properly. And vacuum cleaner screech sound, smell burning or smoke vacuum.
Check the moving parts of the vacuum cleaner such as the belt, brush roller, and other parts to clean the area. Sometimes hair gets wrapped around the brush roller and pulls it toward the bearings. This causes creat heat and a burning smell.