Vacuum cleaners are one of our daily needs. Mostly who are on work or even not in a work vacuum cleaner has become a must for healthy, easy, and quick cleaning.
The vacuum cleaner is not just helpful in cleaning the dirt here and there. They are also accommodating to wash the messy pet hair.
Also, the persons with back issues can’t bend over all the time, and much bending can do severe damage to their back need this machine.
As it is one of the most households, almost every house in the country has this thing at least once. They can be found in different types and varieties.
They are daily needs, so no one is going to buy one every day, and as this one is a human-made machine sometimes some technical problems, you may face with these machines.
Some of the problems need to fixed by the mechanic, but some of them can be set at home if you have enough time.
Most of the vacuum cleaners come with company warranty, but here the solutions are for the time when the warranty ends, and the machine faces trouble.
Most of the time, the issues are the ones you use a vacuum cleaner for pet hair as the pet hairs jam the filter or other internal parts of the machine.
How do vacuum cleaner works?
When the name machine comes, it always seems critical. Vacuum cleaners are also machines but one of the easiest functional and easy to understand way.
The most straightforward example to understand is a coconut full of water and a straw. You just cut the coconut put one side of the straw in it, and another side of the straw in your mouth, then suck using inhalation and water fill from coconut to your mouth.
Similarly, the vacuum cleaner works. Vacuum cleaners have a powerful motor on them in which a fan runs in reverse position and sucks the dirt or pet hair, or whatever dirt you apply the machine. It sucks with the help of the nozzle and the reverse fan.
That is how simply the vacuum cleaner works. No matter whatever the design, type, or functionality of the machine, all of them work in the same way.
How to repair different parts of the vacuum cleaner?
With different problems, you may face with the vacuum cleaner. Here are the most common parts of the vacuum cleaner you may face a problem with and can quickly repair at home.
It is also known as the power switch, and this one is the most frequently used switch of a vacuum cleaner. This switch is used to control the vacuum cleaner. Every time you use the vacuum cleaner, you have to use this switch, and sometimes you have to press it several times.
- If your one is cordless, make sure it has no charge left in the battery. If corded, one makes sure it is not connected with any power source.
- Take a screwdriver that fits on your vacuum cleaners’ screws and using the screw gently remove the cover back to the power switch.
- Be careful when removing the switchboard if any wire that supplies power is attached to it.
- Now take a tester and carefully power the machines and check if the switch links are consuming power or not.
- If the problem is with the wire, remove it and place a new one.
- If the problem is with the switch, then get a new one from the market and replace the broken switch.
- If the switch doesn’t work after the repair, also take it to the mechanic and fix the problem.
Dirt fan is one of the most important parts of the vacuum cleaner. It is the fan inside the motor of the cleaner. It remains in the gateway of the passing of the dirt from the nozzle to the dirt collector. This fan doesn’t need any repair or replacement. This one needs time to time cleanup as it functions directly with the dirt.
- Make sure the power of the vacuum cleaner is not on.
- Take a screwdriver and open the vacuum cleaners motor.
- Now with the screwdriver unbolt the fan.
- Using a cloth or brush removes all the dirt on the fan.
- Once the fan is clean, replace it where it was.
- If the fan is broken inside and needs a replacement, buy a new one from the market of the same category and fix it to your machine.
This one is the part of the vacuum cleaner, which first deals with the dirt. The beater bar consists of several brushes in it. The beater bar is considered to be repaired when the brushes on it are broken or bruised. Most of the time, it needs to be replaced in the place of repairing.
- Make sure all the power source is disconnected with your vacuum cleaner.
- The beater bar remains on the front edge of the vacuum’s housing, so put your cleaner in the position upside down and inspect your beater bar.
- Now remove the clips of the beater bar with the help of the tool required.
- If it is full of dirt, clean in, and assemble the parts again.
- If any of the parts are broken or need to be replaced, replace it.
With a vacuum cleaner, frequent cleaning is important as it directly deals with the dirt and pet hairs. After the use of 4 or 5 years, mostly the repairs come if the machine belongs to a better brand.
Those machines are just helpful for any cleaning we need to do. Not only help with cleaning dirt, but pet litters and furs can also be removed with these extraordinary machines.
This article is written on repairing the parts that can be done at home. Not all the parts you cannot fix if your hand is not enough good with such works.
If you face issues with such parts that are not mentioned here, seek a mechanic and take the broken machine to him for better work.