Having problems with your Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Hoover U6637-960 the self propel is not not working. When lowering the handle it acts like it would like to work but the roller will not turn. appears to be something to do with the self propel part of the handle . took the screws aout but can not get it apart. Is there another belt of something in there?


Answers :

This vac has 2 belts. If both self propel and roller not spinning then most likely it is the wide flat belt broken or off. 4 screws on the bottom should gain you access to the belt area. another issue for this model series is a worn pulley on the roller, a new belt when inserted around the roller should be even with the top of the pulley groove.
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