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Hoover Savvy Brush only runs when the vacuum is moved backwards

Hoover Model U8185-900.
I replaced the power switch 6 months ago.
This weekend she started to use it but the motor shuts off when you move the cleaner forwards but it runs when the cleaner is moved backwards.

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  • gssummit Oct 22, 2008

    When I try to download the schematic. I get the error:

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  • gssummit Oct 23, 2008

    The cord that goes from the motor up thru the body to the switch is bad. Where can I purchase one. What is the part number?

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Replacing the entire upper handle assembly with OEM Part #48663238 will solve your issues, for a cost of about $35 plus shipping.

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You can buy the required parts from :
www.repairclinic.com

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That is brobably a bad wiring, that lose contact when you move the hoover forward. The wirings should be checked, here is some schematic:
Wiring Schematic :
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Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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The issue is with the poer switch. you need to replace it.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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