Having problems with your Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Front drops down when lifted

\015 I tripped over the vacuum one night and something snapped. Now the front of the vacuum will not remain at 90 degrees when lifted. Practically impossible to clean stairs. What did I break, how much does it cost, and can I put the new part on? I think that it's just a little piece of plastic that broke off a bottom plate. Can anyone tell me what part to order? A local shop said that it would be $250.00 to fix - talk to the next sap in line!!!! Thanks for any help, MaryEllen\015

Answers :

MaryEllen, This vac is only $250 to replace. By your description, the part you may have broken is called a pedal release lever. Very inexpensive to replace, under $7.00; Yes, you can replace it yourself, it does not go in too easy or the old one may not come out too easy. I would suggest that someone you trust that is handy look at it. I would also make sure the socket in which the pedal snaps into has not been damaged or cracked. You can inspect it with a light by turning it over. if there are cracks or damage to the base unit, the cost is higher but can be cost effective for repair
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\015\012Bob
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