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

We have already spent $60 on getting the belt repaired once. This time, the same thing is happening, the belt is jumping of the small metal bar in the back of the housing. Seems like there should be something on the end of the bar to keep the belt on it?


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Greetings from GoVacuum,
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\015\012Ahh, the Hoover Windtunnel Self-Propelled model. This model has a some reoccurring problems with it. The majority of them have to do with the belt system.
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\015\012Unfortunately Hoover doesn't put anything on the motor shaft (metal bar) to prevent the belt from falling off. If the belt is falling off on you, this indicates that either the belt is stretched out to the point where it wont stay tight, or the pulley that flat belt sits over may be loose, and causing the belt to loose tension there.
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\015\012It has been my experience that these machines will require a belt change at least once a year, whether they are broken or not due the stretching problems that they have.
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\015\012No worries though, we have put together a video repair on the belts of this vacuum cleaner to help others, and to show the correct way that the repair should be done. Our website, GoVacuum.com stocks all the parts for this model, and we'll be happy to help your further if you're still having problems.
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\015\012Here's the video;
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\015\012I really hope that this video helped you understand how to maintain your Hoover Windtunnel. If you need any further help, please feel free to request a repair clarification here on Fixya, or just send me an email.
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\015\012If you did find this repair helpful to you, may you please click the 4 Thumbs Up Icons in the top right hand corner of the repair to help me out get started on Fixya? I really appreciate that, thank you so much.
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\015\012Chris Jones
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