Having problems with your Hoover U6311-930 Power Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My vaccum has a 3 position handle. This no longer works, so I have to pick up vacuum to move it. Makes it hard to vacuum scatter rugs. It does not lock into place


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What is the brand and model of the vaccum? the description i see says Hoover U6311930. When I check the info for this model it gives me maytag vaccum cleaner.
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