New vacuum cleaner causes a slight burning smell. Defective or not?
March 28, 2014 12:52 PM Subscribe
I received a new vacuum cleaner a few weeks ago. When it ran I noticed a slight burning smell so I exchanged it for a different one (same model: Eureka Boss SmartVac 4870 series). I've run this one for perhaps 15 seconds and again, I notice a slight burning smell. Maybe there's some dust on the motor coils that will burn off after some initial use?
posted by metadave to Home & Garden (7 answers total)
Is this to be expected or a defective product?