Having problems with your Hoover U5450-900 Windtunnel Supreme Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
How do I shut off brushes when using hand attachments? The brushes continue to move, even on the highest setting, where it damages the carpet.
I dont have the vacuum and manual doesnt say anything but most vacuums shut the brush off when the handle is in the up position make sure of that and if something is broken there is a two yr warranty for thoes i saw.. good luck.
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How do I shut off brushes when using hand attachments? The brushes continue to move, even on the highest setting, where it damages the carpet.
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