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The head on my Hoover Canister vacuum has stopped working

\015 I have a Hoover Windtunnel Canister vacuum. The power in the head has stopped working. I bumped the head while vacuuming (lightly) and the motor shut off. I haven\342\200\231t been able to get it started since. The suction is fine and the brush is clear. I\342\200\231m at a loss!\015

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It sounds like the power connection pins, from the handle tube to the powerhead, are not making connection. The pins could have been damaged when you impacted it.
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