Having problems with your Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

Just put handle on windtunnel u6401-9rm and the self propelled switch will not flip into self propel mode. is there an adjustment on the self propel part?


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When installing the handle on this machine, you must be sure the on/off switch and the self propel button are both in the OFF position. The actual switch inside must also be OFF, and the metal fitting on the end of the power drive cable should be between the two lines molded into the plastic. After it is re-assembled, it is sometimes necessary to wiggle the handle up and down a bit to engage or disengage the drive button.
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