Having problems with your Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum ?

I was using my Hoover Steamvac model F5815 today when before I finished it made a loud noise and something came loose inside with it giving off a burning odor. I don't even see how to open it to check on a belt or whatever. Any suggestions? Thank-you


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