Having problems with your Hoover WindTunnel V2 U8148-900 Upright Vacuum ?

Hoover windtunnel v2 hair keeps getting caught up in the brush pieces causing vaccumme to overheat and plastic parts to melt


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This is a common problem in homes with long hair or pets. A vacuum has the nastiest job in the house. The hair will travel to ends of the brush continually and cause problems on any vac however better quality vacs have thread stops around their bearings or at the end of WOODEN brush roll. You can clean some of the brush with scissors or a utility knife from the outside of the nozzle housing but you must inspect the head continually or you will end up with a ruined brush roll. THAT OR A HAIRCUT FOR THE OFFENDERS.
This is only part of the fix, thew brush will need to be removed thoroughly cleaned from time to time. A wire brush also helps to remove it when you cut through it.
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