Shark UV600 Series Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Shark UV600 Series Vacuum Cleaner, you are not alone. Many Shark UV600 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 UV600 Series Vacuum Cleaner Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Shark UV600 Series:

The Shark UV600 Series is not picking up debris. No suction or light suction.


  • Check filters to see if they need cleaning. Follow instructions for rinsing and air-drying the filters before reinserting in the vacuum.
  • Dust cup may be full; empty dust cup.
  • Check hose, hose connections, nozzle, wand, pod, and accessories for blockages. Clear any blockages found.

The Shark UV600 Series lifts scatter rugs


  • Turn off the unit to disengage the brush roll. Slide the Power/Surface Selector to the Hard Floor setting to clean with the brush roll-off
  • Suction is powerful. Take care when vacuuming area rugs or rugs with delicately sewn edges.
  • To minimize suction, slide the suction control valve to MIN

The Shark UV600 Series Brushroll does not spin


  • If the Brushroll Indicator Light turns red, immediately turn off and unplug the vacuum. Remove the pod from the floor nozzle and clear any blockages. Reconnect the nozzle, plug in the vacuum, and turn on the power.
  • Set the Power/Surface switch to position II, Carpet.
  • Step on the floor nozzle and recline the handle to activate the brush roll.
  • If the brush roll repeatedly stops spinning on the plush or high-pile carpet, slide the suction control to MIN.

The Shark UV600 Series turns off on its own or the indicator light flashes red


  • This vacuum is equipped with a motor-protective thermostat. The thermostat will automatically turn the suction motor off if your vacuum overheats. Perform the following steps to restart the thermostat:
    1. Turn the vacuum off and unplug it.
    2. Empty the dust cup and clean the filters (see Emptying the Dust Cup and Cleaning the Filters).
    3. Check for blockages in the hose, accessories, and inlet openings.
    4. Allow the unit to cool for a minimum of 45 minutes.
    5. Plug in a vacuum and turn it on.

Shark UV600 Series Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a Shark UV600 Series

This guide will help you identify and resolve issues with your Shark UV600 Series Vacuum Cleaner.

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