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Very hard to push all of a sudden... its like the direct drive assist is not working all of a sudden... I can see the cable below and it appears attached but looks like it may be hanging up or something


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What kind of machine is this?
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\015\012Sounds like the self propel function of you hoover is broken and needs replacement
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