Having problems with your Hoover U5172900 Fold Away Widepath Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Just doesnt sound like the motor is running.. it use to be louder than it is now kinda can smell it geting hot sometimes


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Check for blockages in pipes and hoses that will make it sound diffarant and overheat.
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Just doesnt sound like the motor is running.. it use to be louder than it is now kinda can smell it geting hot sometimes


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