Having problems with your Hoover Elite U5061-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Dear Expert, the vacuum is not working in normal mode but if i use pipe then it works. Any suggestions? thanks khangee


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Hello,

So usually when an upright vacuum works well when using the attachment hose, but doesn't work well when vacuuming on the floor mode, this typically means that you have a belt problem. This is very easy to diagnosis. Turn the machine sideways so the brushes are facing you while the machine is plugged in. Be careful and make sure there's no hair, or clothing near the brushes, and turn the vacuum on. When you do this, are the bottom brushes spinning? If the brushes are spinning, with the vacuum running, put the vacuum brushes down on the carpet as if you were vacuuming, and listen to the brushes. Can you hear the brushes stop when you put the vacuum brushes on carpeting?

If your brushes are not spinning, or if you the brushes stop when you put the vacuum down on carpeting, this is a clear sign that you have either a stretched, or broken belt. Many people equate a broken or stretched belt to loss of suction because without the belt, the vacuum really can not pick up much at all off of the floor. When the vacuum doesn't pick up, many people assume the vacuum has lost suction.

Your roller brush may or may not also be bad. Installing a new belt properly will help you answer this question.

Please see the link below for the owners manual to a model that's similar to the model you posted this repair question under. The belt change will be identical. The belt change instructions starts on page 13 of the .pdf

http://www.hoover.com/pdfs/manuals/C1414900.pdf

I hope that this information was helpful to you, if so please be sure to rate my repair as helpful by clicking the thumbs up icon in the top of the repair.

If the belt is fine on your vacuum, please also let me know by leaving a comment here on the repair page, I can then go through some more advanced troubleshooting with you.

Thank you,

Chris J.
GoVacuum
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Hoover Elite U5061-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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