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The switch/lever that adjusts brush broke
\015 The switch/lever that adjusts brush from carpet to bare floor on my wind tunnel broke. Is this a fixable/replaceable part?\015
Yes this is a replaceable part, but you are going to have to order the button as well as the carpet/hardwood setting cam thats just below the button on the inside of the machine, under the hood. the best bet would be to go by your local vac shop or to see if you can order these item's online from hoover. i have checked for you and on there web site i cannot find the part num. for you. i'm sure that someone can help you at hoover or your local vac shop.
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