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I have a wind tunnel vacuun and the roller will not turn
There is only one motor which turns the turbine and brush. Therefore, if the suction from the turbine works check the belt by removing the bottom plate of the vacuum and look for the belt attached to the brush roller or if only a piece of the broken belt is inside the unit. If the belt is attached and intact look for a mechanical switch to turn on and off the brush and make sure it is not on bare floor or off. Look on one of the edges of the brush assembly for the clutch which is attached to the mechanical brush switch with a rod. The clutch will close and open when you move the mechanical switch. If you cannot turn the brush unit by hand you may need to remove some objects such as string or hair from wrapped around the clutch or brush.
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I have a wind tunnel vacuun and the roller will not turn
There is only one motor which turns the turbine and brush. Therefore, if the suction from the turbine works check the belt by removing the bottom plate of the vacuum and look for the belt attached to the brush roller or if only a piece ... Vacuums
Hoover Wind Tunnel bagless- issue with turning on
Have you tried to plug the vaccuum in another outlet that is on another breaker? It could be the vaccuum tripped the breaker. Turn the breaker back on. The manual mentions the thermal protector could have been activated. If this happened it reset ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hoover Wind Tunnel does not turn on
That is a pretty good lifespan for a hoover, but its probably the power switch that's bad. Hoover uses a very poor quality switch. It shouldn't cost to much to have it replaced ... Kenmore 33721 Upright Vacuum
Wind Tunnel vacuum motor won't turn on
The fact that you wiggled the cord and it came on would seem to indicate a defective cord, either at the plug end or at the machine itself. Look again at where the cord enters the vac and at the wall. twist it slightly if you see a thin or collapsed ... Vacuums
I have 2 Hoover Wind Tunnel-self propelled bagged vacuums-U6433-900 model.The roller bar does not agitate, the self propelled feature does not work and, in general, the vacuum is not performing well. I have replaced the roller bar, the v belt and the wide belt. The filters have been replaced and it has a new bag. I have had both of these since 2004 and they were fairly expensive $200 each) but if the repairs are prohibitive, I might as well get new vacuums. Suggestions? I just spent $100 for bel
The Hoover WindTunnel self propelled is a machine that we see in our retail stores (Vacuums Unlimited) constantly. The benefit of having a supposed "self-propelled" machine wears of quickly after the numerous time you will need to take this machine ... Hoover Vacuums
Vaccum overheating I have a hoover u5458-900 wind tunnel and the auto shot off has kicked in for overheat protection. i've cleaned the entire thing and let it sit like i was supposed to but it still won't fully turn on and stay on. it will turn on for a few minutes and then shut off and just cycle like that for a few times. is there anything i can do to fix this or should i just clean it more (if possible)?
Either the motor protector is bad, or you have a clog in the hose or the dirt inlet by the brush roll. Are the filters clean? It is also possible that there is a problem with the motor. ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover Wind Tunnel Self-propelled vacuum. I changed the belts because the brush was not turning. After replacing the belts the brush is still not turning what can be wrong?
There are two belts on the wind tunnel this video will show you how to repair ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
My machine (Hoover Wind Tunnel - bagless) is only 1 yr. old. The agitator brush doesn't turn all the time. I know it's not supposed to turn when in the upright position. However, it only seems to work when I have the setting on high. When I stop, but have not put the machine in the upright position, it stops again and then slowly starts moving. Could the V-belt be worn out already? In the owner's manual it states that this belt is not normally replaced. The exact same thing happened with my old
Sounds like you should do two things:\015\0121- Remove and clean the beater brush of all debris as best you can. At the end of the brush you will see a hard rubber piece, at both ends, that holds it in place in the body of the vacuum.\015\012Add som ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
HI, my motorized brush barely turns.It makes a hot rubber smell. I took apart and noticed the spindle the belt turns on discolored from heat. Cleaned it, but still no turning of the brush.The vac is a hoover wind tunnel. As it moved accidentally touched the belt/ spindle and burned my hand a little. Very hot in area. Bright spark from motor noted. Was careful not to touch that part!
That means that the belt is stretched and it is slipping on the motor shaft, that is why it is hot and smells like burning rubber. You need to replace the belt. Here is the correct belt you need: ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum
Hepa filter does not turn on hoover wind tunnel vacuum model U6630900. It was working (turning) and I cleaned the filter and canister and now it no longer spins when the vacuum is running.
The part you refer to is not the HEPA filter. It's a very common misconception that that part spins - it looks like it when there's dust whirling around it. In fact, it does not spin - there are no visible moving parts. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I installed the Hoover Wind Tunnel Central Vac in my new home. After connecting the wall outlets and successfully turning on the system from the hose control, I discovered there is lots of air flow t
I would recommend checking your wall outlets where the hose plugs in for any type of clog in the tubing. If the vacuum itself ... Vacuums
Hoover wind tunnel vacuum will not turn off
You will have to replace the switch, Takeout the 4 screws on the back of the handle, it will slide off, then from the front, take out the 4 screws that hold the tool compartment on, it will then lift off and you can access the switch. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover Wind Tunnel V-Belt no longer turns brush
That is the correct belt what you dont see is a tension pulley that when the handle is released pushes on top of that belt giving it the tension it needs. try replacing the other belt, even if it isnt broken it could easily be stretched out ( all bel ... Hoover U6311-930 Power Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum
Wind tunnel t series paws won't turn on
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Vacuum stops My Wind Tunnel stops working in a very short time when using. It takes awhile for it turn back on. It still shuts off quick. I have cleaned the hoses and inside of the power brush. This doesn't correct problem. Delbert Briggs
Your thermal cutout is tripping. This only happens when the motor heat gets very high, and the reason it takes a while to turn back on is that the motor has to cool down before it will reset. Ensure that absolutely every air pathway is clear, because ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Wind Tunnel U6436-900 power switch is always on. Vacuum will not turn off.
The switch is the problem. if the machine is under it's warrenty take it to your local vac shop if they can do the warrenty. if it's not then you can order the switch and i can walk you through replacing it. you will need to order a switch kit and i ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover wind tunnel cyclonic U5780900 1 year old. brush will not turn. too much slack in vbelt when in carpet position. Belt is good
Well, the V belt is normally fairly slack until the handle is dropped below 45 degrees, which is when the belt tensioner assembly drops into place. If turning the brushroll by hand when the vacuum is in this position fails to rotate the self propel p ... Hoover Vacuums
Have Hoover Wind Tunnel Sel Propelled vacuum. Had to put on new drive belt. Turn on unit and drive belt slides off the drive spindle.
Look for excessive wear on the unit around the pulleys and their brackets that hold them in place. It sounds like something is just worn out and the belt is either slipping because it is not tight enough or because something is not aligned straight. ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover Wind Tunnel U6437-900. The brush will not turn. I have replaced both of the belts with no success. Any suggestions?
Hello,\015\012\015\012If you've already changed the belts and the machine still won't run, it can really be only a few things. \015\012\015\012The first thing you should check to make sure that the roller brush is good. Yo ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover, model # UH30070 Wind tunnel vacuum Brush won't turn. I do not see how to remove this to replace the brush, and besides it's only about a year old! Why is it already broken? There's no visible evidence on the brush that would make it stop, i.e. string, clogged, etc. Can you help?
... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover Wind Tunnel 7500 Brush not Turning. I have replaced the Brush and the belt. The problem does not seem to be either to me. I believe might be a missing part. The place were the belt hooks on is a metal pole which never seems to grip the belt well. In fact it seems loose most of the time and slips on the brush, causing the belt to eventually burn up. Could there be a missing plastic or rubber piece meant to hold the belt taught on the metal pole?
Check the Idler Pulley part Number 43241004 (Item 13 in the IPB)http://22.214.171.124/v/u6451900.pdf ... Vacuums
Wind tunnel by Hoover, vacuum will not turn off by using switch on upright handle. do not see a way to get to switch. modle no. U5458-900
Follow the cord and look for screws inside the bag compartment at the top. a panel should lift off allowing access to switch and cord. If swtch is melted it must be replaced with special hoover switch kit which has new wire and heavier duty switch. b ... Vacuums
My beater bar on Hoover Wind Tunnel 7500 has quit turning. I already replaced the belt. It worked for a while, but now it has stopped and is burning out.
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My hoover wind tunnel cyclone will not even turn on why? no noise no lights nothing
The switch is known to go bad i replaced 7 so far this week ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Wind tunnel, small belt is missing. Brush bar doesn't turn.
You don't say which windtunnel this is. Is it an upright or a canister? If the belt is missing, get a replacement and you should be o.k. The belt should be replaced yearly anyway, as a matter of routine maintenance. ... Vacuums