Having problems with your Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

I have a Hoover WindTunnel, Self-propelled model, and it was working great until I ran over a portion of the cord, then it started making a bad noise and I noticed the roller is not moving consistently...I suspect I may have stetched the V-Belt...do you think so?


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The V belt usually wears down first. Remove the roller and belt to visually check for wear and belt material in the roller pulley. I would change the flat belt as well. Also, replace the cord if any wires are exposed
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