Having problems with your Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum ?

Self-propel switch arm broke off where control cable was attached. Looking for instructions as to how to gain access to that switch arm to replace it.


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Greetings from GoVacuum,
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\015\012This is a farily common repair on this model. What ends up happening is that when someone picks up the vacuum cleaner by the handle of the machine, which on this model also is the controller for the self-propelled transmission, it places too much strain on the actuator arm of the vacuum cleaner.
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\015\012You can do the best to try and not pick up the machine by the handle, but instead using the carrying handle on the back of the vacuum cleaner, this is distribute the weight much better, and even make the machine seem less heavy, and this will also prevent the actuator arm from breaking again in the future.
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\015\012Now for fixing your vacuum, Please click the link below for an excellent tutorial on how to replace this part;
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\015\012How To Replace The Actuator Arm On a Self-Propelled Hoover Windtunnel Upright Vacuum
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\015\012We have also put together a very helpful video for your vacuum cleaner on how to replace the belts. The belts on this model are also a frequent issue we see with these self-propelled Winddtunnels. In fact, for best results you should change the belts once a year, even if they are not broken, because they do heat up and stretch to a point where they don't work as well as a new belt would. The video also explains how you can maintain the roller brush will help you get the longest life possible out of your belts.
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\015\012Video Repair on How To Replace The Belts Hoover Windtunnel Self-Propelled;
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\015\012I hope that this information was helpful to you in repairing your Hoover. If you did find this helpful, may you please rate the repair by clicking the the Thumbs Up Icons in the top right hand corner of this repair to help me start out here on Fixya? I really do appreciate it, thank you so much!
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\015\012Feel free to request a repair clarification if you have any questions or concerns you'd like to address.
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\015\012Chris J.
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