Having problems with your Hoover U6476-910 WindTunnel Upright Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum ?

My vacuum died. It won't turn on. It is not the outlet. Is it a blown fuse? How do I replace the fuse? Where does it go? This vacuum is a little over 2 years old. My older Hoover WindTunnel STILL works and has never had this problem.


Answers :

It's probably the power switch. My switch was dicey for a couple years, finally gave out. Easy to replace.
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\015\012Remove the two screws just above the WARNING on the rear of the upper handle assembly, then slide the whole assembly to the rear of the vacuum.
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\015\012Remove the dust bag cover. You will see two holes just above the upper corners of the dust bag. Remove the screws from these recessed screw holes.
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\015\012Open the furniture cleaner cover and remove the cleaner attachment. Remove the single screw that was hidden behind the attachment. Then remove the attachment housing by pulling it towards the front of the vacuum.
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\015\012Inside you will see the rear of the power switch. Pull off the power wires (don't worry, easy on/off male/female connectors, no soldering).
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\015\012The switch is held in by tension bars at the upper and lower rear of the switch. Firmly press down on one of both of the upper/lower tension bars, and push the switch through the housing from the rear of the switch.
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\015\012Replacement part number is 28161067, about $2.50. Shop will charge about $85 to repair it themselves.
Made in china does not last long. switch may be shot, try wiggling it, then check motor for loose wires, but most likely the china motor died.
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