Having problems with your Hoover U5453-900 WindTunnel Supreme Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

It will not turn on. No lights, no power what so

\015 It will not turn on. No lights, no power what so ever. It is not even one year old yet.\015

Answers :

The most common problem with the windtunnel series is the small switch inside the handle. The plastic switch you touch is NOT the electrical switch. It is a plastic arm that pushes on the actual switch. Sometimes the switches burn up and othertimes the rod that comes from the thumb switch does not push the on/off well enough. It could also be the cord, inspect it for large gouges and exposed wire, that may also be your problem.
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\015\012 Some simple things to fix this.
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  • If its less than a year old its still under warranty. If you have a sales reciept go to hoovers website and look up the nearest servicing warranty dealer. They'll fix it and send the bill to hoover.
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  • Tighten the screws on the back of the handle, if they become lose, the thumb switch rod does not reach the actual switch.
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  • Check the cord for obvious problems like exposed wires and large kinks or twists.
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  • pull on the metal part of the electrical plug (when unplugged) sometimes they come right out leaving little connection.
\015\012If you are more capable you can take the handle apart and replace the switch, it is semi difficult if you are not mechanicly inclined. To do this remove the screws in the upper rear of the handle and pull the handle towards the back of the machine and off. then pull out the piece of plastic that is in back of the hand tools giving you access to the wires. Then simply squeeze the switch through the opening, replace and reinstall. One of these will solve your problem.
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\015\012Best of Luck!
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