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

H3000 Motor becomes very hot during use

\015 Do the motor brushes need replacing? I'm afraid I will burn the motor out. I noticed the problem due to the motor smelling hot.\015

Answers :

Over heating on a floormate is cuased by obstructions or a clogged up filter. Try running it without the recovery tank. If it doesn't over heat you need to check for obstructions in the nozzle and the tube leading up to the recovery tank. if that is all clear, a new filter should fix it.

If the machine over heats without the recovery tank on it, you might be right. Hoover only sells motor assemblies, not just the brushes. I have never seen them used enough to need new motor brushes simply because of wear. If the brushes are worn down completely, there is probably a short in the motor.

Let me know if this helps.
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