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I ran over my hoover cord can i just use insulating tape to repair


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Any time the cord has been damaged badly enough to require taping, the possibility or intermittent "opens" exist. This means the wires are in contact much of the time, but will losed contact periodically. Even if it worked fine seconds ago, jigglin ... Windsor SR12 Sensor Bagged Upright Vacuum

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I have a hoover upright bagless - turbo power 6500 The cord has been run over and I just noticed white stuff on the cord where it is tattered. My husband said he saw it 6 months ago and never said anything! Anyway, what is that white stuff in the cord? Is it dangerous in any way? Is it insulation? What is that usually made of? Just concerned since the cord is dragged over the floor and my little boy constantly has his hands and face on the floor. Thanks. Worried mom


It can be potentially dangerous. What you see is the cord insulation, if you move that a little you can see the power wires. They are coated and cannot hurt you if not damaged. If i were you i would wrap it in electrical tape or best thing would to ... Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Hoover Windtunnel Ultra U6425-900 began shutting off after a few minutes of vacuuming. The time interval became shorter and shorter. If I leave it sit a while, it will start again. This does not happen when I used the attachments - only with the floor brushes. The switch has recently been replaced and the whole vacuum serviced by a Hoover dealer about a year ago. I have been told by a local repair shop(not a Hoover dealer) that it is the motor, there is nothing to do other than replace t


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Hi The band snapped the other day on my Vax Swift Turbo upright hoover and i got a new band from a Hoover repair centre. (Im assuming the bloke sold me the correct band). Was tight to go on. And it seemed ok. However, after switching on the band snapped immediately. Kinda burnt as well (at the point it snapped). Any ideas as to what the problem is here? The hoover is roughly 2 years old and used around 3 times per week. thanks Mike


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I have an older model F6056-900 Hoover steamvac Spin Scrub Cleaner. My first problem was that I loaned it out to a friend. Anyway she ran over the hose (used for attachments) with her car. I tried using the cleaner for carpet cleaning this morning but when I tried to put the solution tank into place...its loose...won't snap back in like it used to. When I can get it somewhat in place the solution just complete drains out through the bottom fo the tank. The leak is where the small hole on the bot


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Model number U5763900 Serial Number 090400013588 Handle broke off just above the four screws that attach it ti the boby of the vac. Hoover does not list parts for models that are more than two years old. The vac operates perfectly but without a handle my wife cannot use it, where can I find a part replacement. easy to remove four screws and replace. dont want to drive 100 or more miles to find a authorized repair shop. Oh yes, this is a Hoover Preferred Wind Tnnel Bagless


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I have a Euro Pro Compact Performer model # EP 171 which I love. It is the best iron I have found for my quilting class. When I went to use it, I found my cats had chewed the cord to the point that it is unsafe. I took it to a repair shop to have a new cord put on it and they told me it had to go back to the factory. I do not want to purchase another iron because it is my understanding this model is no longer made and because I love it. May I send this iron back to the factory to have a new


Hi, you may already have found a solution, but I recently saw this same model iron on ebay! ... Euro-Pro Vacuums

Hoover Vacuum My Hoover cannister model s3614 "runabout powermax" suddenly lost power to the agitator roller in the rug brush. Where the wire cord enters the power brush, the covering has rubbed off exposing the wires which are not bare but still have their own covering. For a while the power came and went as I manipulated the wires but finally died. Is this something I can fix myself or is it going to be an expensive professional repair? (Warrantee has elapsed.) Thanks.


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I am a Philips pensioner and purchased a "AZUR EXCEL PLUS 555" steam iron from them many years ago.There is now a fraying of the cable as it leaves the iron with resulting in arcing. There is a detachable backplate on this model which allows corded or cordless use but which cannot be accessed to allow for cable repair by the user. My qustion is can this be repaired or if not can I still purchase a replacement backplate complete with new cable as I this is a great iron and a credit to philips


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I have a 3 or 4 year old Hoover steam carpet cleaner: model # F 5857-900  It stopped working and does not vacuum up liquids or dispense liquids for the water container. Where can I take it for repair? I live in Colchester,CT 06415. Also,is there any written repair manual that my husband might be able to use?


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I want to open a Hoover S3825 Elite Cyclonic Vacuum to see if I can repair or replace the cord reel assembly. Currently the reel slowly draws the cord back into the canister once it is pulled out. I found the mounting screws under the rear wheels once I removed the hub but I do not know how to remove the rear wheels, everything is plastic. The front screws are under the front caster wheels and I think I need to take a screwdriver and pry off the little cylinder wheel to get to them by rotating


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I have a Hoover WindTunnel, Self-propelled model, and it was working great until I ran over a portion of the cord, then it started making a bad noise and I noticed the roller is not moving consistently...I suspect I may have stetched the V-Belt...do you think so?


The V belt usually wears down first. Remove the roller and belt to visually check for wear and belt material in the roller pulley. I would change the flat belt as well. Also, replace the cord if any wires are exposed ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a shark iron model G1495N It has a cut in the wire inside the rubber hosing that goes around the cord from the base of the iron When using it yesterday I didn't see the cut and it sparked after plugging it in and heating up Is not usable at all What can I do to repair it if at all? I've had it since sept 2008 Thnxs


It's probably best to replace the device, when dealing with sparks and exposed wires. \015\012\015\012If you're electrically-inclined, feel free to pry it apart (when unplugged!) and see if you can re-attach things, but generally soldering or g ... Vacuums

My Hoover Wind Tunnel has no suction, unless I use the hose and wands. It is less than a year old. Where do I take it to get repaired?


Before you take it anywhere, please check the following:\015\012\015\0121- Make sure the belt that runs the beater brush on the bottom has not broken.\015\0122- Be sure the beater brush has not frozen up due to debris. You should be able to mo ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Hoover Pet Cyclonic power cord is stuck. No going in or out. How do i access this area so i can repair it?


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Hoover Upright Vacuum model U5470-900 - The On/Off switch on the handle does not properly engage the power switch deeper in the handle assembly. It appears to ride over the lower switch and doesn't engage it to operate it. If I play with it, I can get it to maybe turn on the vacuum, but, then the upper handle switch won't turn it off. Our current workaround is to use the power cord for on/off operation.


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S3765 My Hoover canister also has the retracting cord stuck.  It will neither retract into the housing or pull out for use.  What can be done about this 09/08/2008


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HOOVER STEAMVAC Model# F5842-9RM 120v 12 amp Carpet Cleanerworks well. Hooked up upholstrey attachment, used it. Reassembled to standard operation, the aggitator brushes do not work. I dis assembled brush insert verything good. ran cleaner and the square hole that the bushes insert into did not rotate with cleaner on. turned off lightly tried to turn mechinism in machine no luck. Reassembled aganin, reinserted cleaning tool, then disconnected it. agitator still doesn't work. toggled switch


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I have a Hoover, Steam spin scrub, Model F5897-900. Only used it a couple times and the motor gave out. First started being noisy then a bad smell. It did seem noisier that what I would expect from the start but I didn't realize it was a problem with the shaft of the motor. I took it apart and found the motor shaft wasn't true and causing sparks. The motor looks like it can not be taken apart and repaired. This seems like a default from the beginning but it is past warranty. Also noti


You will have to replace the motor and the hose asm. thehooverstore.com may be able to help, or you should be able to find a repair shop that can order them for you. ... Vacuums
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