Having problems with your Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum ?
Self Propelled Feature Has Stopped Working
\015 My 17 year old was using the vacuum and ran over his head phone cord, he yanked the cord out of the vacuum, and now the self propelled feature of this vacuum is not working, I have checked to make sure the belts are on, and they are. I did find a small broken black plastic piece in the vacuum, but I don't know where it came from, can't see anywhere that is might have fit. Would buying new belts help this, they are a few years old, or am I in for a huge repair bill.\015\012Thanks\015
Does the brush roll turn when it it is on the carpet? The flat belts should be changed often, they stretch and won't turn the brush roll. When you pull back on the handle, does it feel loose or does it feel like you are pulling a cable. It you tilt the handle back, then look down on the right, there is a cable, does it look ok and attached to a nlack plastic part, if not then the actuator is broken. Do the 2 knobs on the nozzle slide back and forth, if not, then the slide may be broken. You may have to take off the top cover and inspect it.
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Self Propelled Feature Has Stopped Working
Does the brush roll turn when it it is on the carpet? The flat belts should be changed often, they stretch and won't turn the brush roll. When you pull back on the handle, does it feel loose or does it feel like you are pulling a cable. It you til ... Hoover U6616-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
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