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I Got a Dirt Devil Broom Vac ! 1990's One
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Post# 208092   11/28/2012 at 20:28 (2,681 days old) by Thebillbot ()        

Hi, I just bought a Dirt Devil Broom Vac off of Ebay for about 55 Bucks, and It seems to be in decent shape. But it makes a Bad High Pitched motor Noise, I want to Fix it, does anyone have any Suggestions ?




Post# 208174 , Reply# 1   11/29/2012 at 17:25 (2,680 days old) by sanitaire (anchorage, alaska)        

does it have the adjustable handle and the cloth bag with a paper liner? I had too put a new fan in one once. the local shop wanted too sell me a generic fan....I could see the fan wasen't going too give the factory air flow. there motors are a little bit bigger then the dirt devil hand vacs....

Post# 208176 , Reply# 2   11/29/2012 at 17:35 (2,680 days old) by Thebillbot ()        

Yes, it is the one with the bag, When I shut it off, the Brushroll makes nasty noises too.

Post# 208626 , Reply# 3   12/3/2012 at 16:32 (2,676 days old) by sanitaire (anchorage, alaska)        

I think that the motor and the brush roll have a bronze bushing.....as too a sealed ball bearing that is better quality. I bought a after market brushroll for my vac that had a extra row of bristles and it cleaned the rug a bit better plus I put a small weight on the top. the motors aren't too expensive, simple wires going too a on/off switch and the power cord. I have put motors in a few of my commerical grade vacs...because they make me money besides looking good in the collection..good luck..




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