Shark CZ200 Series Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Shark CZ200 Series Vacuum Cleaner, you are not alone. Many Shark CZ200 Series owners experience issues with their vacuum cleaner from time to time, and it can be frustrating to deal with these problems.

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Shark CZ200 Series Vacuum Cleaner Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Shark CZ200 Series:

What issue are you encountering?


  • My Shark CZ200 Series has no or low suction
    • Plug in and turn on the vacuum.
  • My Shark CZ200 Series will not turn on or turn off on its own.
    • The vacuum cleaner is equipped with a motor-protective thermostat. If for some reason your vacuum overheats, the thermostat will automatically turn the unit off. Wait 60 minutes for the vacuum to cool; in the meantime follow the steps below.
  • The brush roll is not spinning
    • Ensure the unit is plugged in and is in setting II, Carpet mode. Step on the floor nozzle and tilt the handle back to engage the brush roll. Check the headlight indicator lights.
  • My Shark CZ200 Series is making an unusual noise
    • Remove the dust cup by sliding up the release tab on the side of the dust cup handle. Tilt the dust cup away from the wand, then lift it off.
    • Hold the dust cup over a trash receptacle, then press the upper release button on the back of the dust cup and the lid will drop open. Tap gently to empty the contents. Close the dust cup lid, pressing until it clicks into place.
    • Open the top lid on the dust cup by lifting the upper release tab on the front, near the Shark logo. Make sure no debris is blocking the airflow through the cone-shaped screen inside the dust cup.
    • Plug in and turn on the vacuum without the dust cup on.
  • There is a burning smell
    • If the smell is an out-of-the-box unit, This may be a new motor smell for the first couple of uses.
    • Turn off and unplug the vacuum. Inspect the power cord and plug for exposed wires, burns, or obvious damage.
  • The stroller is not spinning
    • Ensure the unit is plugged in and turned onto the Carpet setting
    • Tilt the handle back to engage the brush roll. Check the indicator light.
  • The cord reel is stuck or jammed
  • Ensure the cord is fully extended from the unit. Press the cord retraction button on the pod to activate cord retraction.

Shark CZ200 Series Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a Shark CZ200 Series

This guide will help you identify and resolve issues with your Shark CZ200 Series Vacuum Cleaner.

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