If your Oreck vacuum doesn't switch on it may need the battery replacing.
Vacuum Cleaner Repair Help & Advice
If your trusty vacuum cleaner develops a fault, don't bin it, fix it! Simple jobs like cleaning filters or replacing a broken hose can add years to your vacuum’s life. Our eSpares advice articles and how-to videos will guide you through common vacuum repairs and the basics of maintaining your cleaner. All vacuum spares featured in these articles are available on our website.
This kit supplies the hose and tools needed for your Numatic Henry, Hetty, James or Basil vacuum cleaners.
Damaged vacuum hoses or end connectors that are worn and loose can be replaced. Mat shows how this can be done easily.
If the brush drive on your Gtech Air Ram is worn it may be excessively noisy or give no drive. This video shows how to replace the gear to repair this problem.
These lightweight cordless vacuum cleaners have become very popular. Here Mat shows how to replace common parts and service a Air ram cleaner.
Blocked filters will reduce air flow through a cleaner. This not only reduces the suction but can also reduce the motor cooling and lead to failure. This video shows how to clean these filters and if required how to replace them in a typical Dyson Cylinder cleaner.
Dirty filters will reduce the suction of your vacuum and because there is less air cooling the motor, overheating may occur. This video shows how to remove, clean or replace filters on Dyson upright vacuum cleaners.
If you cannot find a supplier for your vacuum bags or they are no longer available these bags may be a useful alternative. Simply use the cardboard fitting from your old bag and attach it to the self adhesive fitting.
In this video Mat explains how to use a meter to trace a problem in a simple electric circuit like on a mower, strimmer, vacuum cleaner or other motorised device.
Not sure how to replace a switch on a Numatic (Henry) vacuum cleaner? Watch eSpares demonstrate how easy it is on a HVR200M 22 - the process will be very similar for all Henry or Hetty Numatic cleaners.