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I was using my Henry Hoover as usual. When i sucked up quite a fair sized puddle of water. The hoover instantly cut out and a strange burning smell was coming from it. Would this be the fuse, motor etc ? Or would it be worth my while just replacing the entire hoover ?


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Hi. I have to wonder why anyone would **** up a puddle of water with a dry vacuum cleaner (with no earth lead). I realise that your question may simply be a joke, but if you are serious, I think it is probably fair to assume that it is now dead and probably gone to "Henry Heaven". Perhaps it would pay you to buy a "Charles" which is a wet & dry version of Henry.
Definitely the motor. You can get a new one from e-spares.com but keep the okd one so you can follow the relevant conections or draw a diagram before disposing of old one.I did not and now no-one can, or is willing, to tell me how to connect it up.
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