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

U6439-900 Self Propell on/off switch

\015 Machine will not self propell.Switch will not engage\015

Answers :

Check the cable to see if it is broke either in the handle or down below, you can see it from the top . If it isn't broke, the part that the cable hooks to (actuator)may be broke. Could be the flat belt, they stretch after awhile and will just slip and drive the transmission or brush roll under load.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

U6439-900 Self Propell on/off switch


Check the cable to see if it is broke either in the handle or down below, you can see it from the top . If it isn't broke, the part that the cable hooks to (actuator)may be broke. Could be the flat belt, they stretch after awhile and will just slip ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover 6485-900 self propelled will not roll. Self propel switch seems flimsy and I can't tell if it's working. New vac used about five times. I can see a wire moving down near the rollers when I engage the self propel but the wheels don't turn. Thanks for any assistance you can provide.


... Vacuums

Just put handle on windtunnel u6401-9rm and the self propelled switch will not flip into self propel mode. is there an adjustment on the self propel part?


When installing the handle on this machine, you must be sure the on/off switch and the self propel button are both in the OFF position. The actual switch inside must also be OFF, and the metal fitting on the end of the power drive cable should be bet ... Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

Hoover Upright Bagless WindTunnel does not self propel (U6625-900). Belts are new, Brush turns strongly. Wheels propel forward very weakly and do not reverse when the handle is pulled backward. Is there a mechanical link from the self propel switch to the "transmission" ? Are there any gears that could be worn or not engaging properly?


... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

I have a model u6476 self propelled hoover.The switch will not turn or off all of the time.The plastic slide does not operate the switch but slides over it.The switch seems to work easy enough by hand.Cleaner was purchased 2-23-07 Any iseas?


If the rod isn't pushing the switch, then something inside the handle asm. broke and isn't holding the rod in place. More often then not, it is the switch, but could be the rod in this case. ... Vacuums

Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel, U6434-900 on/off switch doesn't


... Vacuums

Self propel switch is broken


Most large towns have repair and part supply stores for vacuum cleaners. You can order your new switch there. murf427 ... Hoover Vacuums

Hoover windtunnel self propell switch jammed up and wont turn


Here is manual > http://hoover.com/file/552/check out the link below ... Hoover UH5000 TurboPower WindTunnel Anniversary Upright Vacuum with Pet-Hair Tool, Self-Propelled, Bagged

My hoover, self propelled windtunnel ,on off switch will not shutoff. the second the electrical plug is put in the wall socket, the vacum starts running and you cannot shut it down with the on off switch


... Hoover Vacuums

I have a self propelled Royal Dirt Devil vacuum model number 087900 and it goes backward fine but forward has to be pushed so hard it's impossible. Is this a switch? Do you know about how much the part would cost and can it be done by a beginner. We fix a lot of things ourselves but we aren't mechanics by no means. We put a brand new belt on it. I don't think it can be put on backwards and brush turns fine. Where is the switch? Use layman's terms.


You might try a new belt and/or brush roll. The brush roll is what helps pull a vacuum forward, the power drive helps, but if the brush isn't turning like it should, then it will hinder forward motion. The belt may look ok, but they stretch to the ... Vacuums

Self-propel switch arm broke off where control cable was attached. Looking for instructions as to how to gain access to that switch arm to replace it.


Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012This is a farily common repair on this model. What ends up happening is that when someone picks up the vacuum cleaner by the handle of the machine, which on this model also is the controller for th ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

After using switch to go from floor to carpet, noticed the roller brush not working, and therefore the self-propelled feature also not working. Replaced what I thought was the problem, a loose belt, but still does not work. Motor runs and there is suction...???


... Hoover Ultra U6430-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Self propel doesn't work - Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum


The flat belt under the bottom is the most likely cause. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

How do i replace off/on switch on a hoover bagged self propelled?


To replace the switch on the Hoover U6437-900 do the following:\015\012Unplug the vacuum from the wall socket. Remove the bag door from the front of the vacuum. Just above the bag door you will see two screws that hold on the front portion of t ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

How do I remove and replace the on-off switch on hoover upright self propelled vac.


Greetings,This is a relatively easy fix for you. What I've done for you is take pictures of this repair on your type of vacuum to make it ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

How to replace rocker switch - Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum


... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

How do I fix the carpet/floor switch on a hoover windtunnel bagged self propelled


The carpet / floor switch is a mechanical assembly. the bottom cover needs to be removed to expose the screws for the hood cover to be removed. then the switch can be accessed for repair ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

G-5 Kirby self-propel works intermitently. The handle must be jiggled until it engages forward. The same for reverse. Once underway it will continue indefinitely until the need to change direction. Jiggle go forward,jiggle go in reverse. It seems as though it helps to push the handle at an angle to the left depressing the switch on the left side at the base of the vacuum head.


Sounds like a loose wire, the wire is connected to the handle, you may be able to fix this yourself but be careful you can void the warranty by doing it your self. (most people make the problem worse) remember your kirby has a lifetime warranty (limi ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I replaced the belts on my windtunnel vacuum u6439-900 cleaner..it works fine for a minute or so then it smells like burnt rubber and does not self propel. Does the v belt need to be taut or loose?


... Hoover Vacuums

Hoover upright self-propelled drive vacuum cleaner u6331-93 will not self-propel


Here is a video how to fix ... Vacuums

On my hover U6616-900 the self propell work fine on the med setting on med height carpet, but when I go to low height carpet and height set on med the self propell does not pull the vacuum and it is hard to push. Also if I raise the height to the highest setting the self propell works correctly and appears to clen. Any ideas? S/N 090400184555, think this vacuum is maybe 5 years old and my wife uses it lots. Should I think of maybe a complete overhaul or a replacement at this time?


This is a typical problem you are describing. I would recommend you change the belts, this will resolve the "hard to push" and most likely resove your issues. based on the s/n given you maching was made on sept 2004. ... Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

Royal Dirt Devil Model 087900 no self propel


... Vacuums

I have a Dirt Devil Vision self-propelled vacuum cleaner. Recently, the self-propelled feature is stuck in the backward mode, so it only goes backwards! I can get it to go forward if I push really hard (i guess it is good for a workout!). I try to turn off the propel feature completely, but it will not turn off. please help!


Hi, the problem you are having is going to be with the switch that controls the forwards and backwards settings so with this stuck in backwards their is no way you can get this turned off, the other problem is your not going to be able to replace thi ... Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright Vacuum Vacuum

Kirby Ultimate G self propelled drive unit locked up


No, you just need to take it to a shop for repair. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Self Propel doesn't work! where does the cable attach from handle? How do u do it?


If you haven't already gotten this fixed, simply remove the two screws on the bottom of the handle. Inside is the cable; please make sure to unplug your vaccum first. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0385 seconds