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Burned smell hi, I have used my hoover 4 times and is starting to smell as something burned, I checked the troobleshouting part of the owner manual and it says that check the belt, I already did that and everything is ok I used the hoover again and still smelling bad and start to work very slow I better shut off it.. what could I do??

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    I have the same problem and the rotating brush on the front of the vacuum has stopped working. I suspect that something got wrapped around the brush during vacuuming and prevented it from spinning and this either burnt out the motor driving the brush or the wires which power the motor The smell has gone away now, but the brush doesn't turn. Unfortunately with this model there's no way to turn the brush off while the vacuum is running and it looks like no auto cut-out when it gets jammed. So either I take it back, repair it myself (if I can) or bin it and go and get a Dyson

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If the motor slowed down this would indicate a bad motor. not cost effective on this model to replace unless under warranty. it is not uncommon these days to see a motor go bad every now and then.

What are the first 4 digits of your serial number? this would be the month and year of mfr. even without a receipt, a warranty service shop should be able to assist you.

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