Question about Hoover U5144900 / U5146900 / U5147900 Tempo Bagged Upright Vacuum

2 Answers

Overheating vacuum? My Hoover U5134-980 has worked fine for the past year. Lately, however, it has smelled like it is overheating to the point where I can no longer vacuum because of the smell. I opened it up and the belt had melted and become disfigured because the metal part that it attaches to became so hot. I opened it up further and found a large amount of lint on the filter near the light bulb and removed that. I also replaced the belt. Neither of these things has helped. It seems to work okay, but the smell is really awful and seems dangerous. Any ideas?

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

I agree with the above poss bearings gone in roller.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,462 Answers

If the belt had melted, the only cause can be the brush roll stiff to turn. remove belt and check bbrush roll turns freely

Posted on Apr 14, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How can I get my DC26 working?!


They can cut out due to overheating. Although you say you have 'cleared' the filters, they should ideally be washed as they can clog with very fine dust and cause overheating due to lack of air flow. Once a machine cuts out due to overheating it can take maybe half an hour (or longer) to cool down enough to work again.

Aug 27, 2014 | Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

1 Answer

My Hoover UH70604 vacuum just quit running.


have u check the cord for frays specially if this is a older unit or the switch for false contacts...hope this help u.thanks

Nov 12, 2013 | Hoover Remedy Multi-Cyclonic Upright...

1 Answer

Hoover carpet cleaning started to smell like it's burning and black chunks of rubber came out


Nan, there's obviously a belt that's shot and needs to be replaced. If it started to smell, then it was probably bound up at some point in it's travel path, that stops it from running and the motor shaft burns it's way through the belt, making the smell.

Nov 03, 2013 | Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep...

1 Answer

I have a new hoover steamvac spin scrub. This was the third time I used it in the past ten days. I changed the water and added cleaning solution and when I turned it on it made a weird sound and died. ...


It sounds as if this machine has a defective motor. Usually a bad motor will fail quickly. You should have a 1 year warranty, so I suggest looking on Hoover's website for an authorized service center.

May 02, 2011 | Vacuums

2 Answers

I have two older Filter Queen (brown vacuum cleaners). Besides unclogging the hose area and making sure it is not filled with dirt, what else would cause the machine to run hot and have a high pitched...


High pitched sound is often caused by air leaks in air ducts. This will also cause hoover loosing sucking power and slightly overheating.

If the hoover is overheating a lot, then noise can also come from the motor. In that case the part must be rplaced.

Try replacing the cone filter, the secondary filter, and the insulation at the top of the machine.
If that does not fix the problem, then the hoover must be taken apart to clean or repair the air duct.

Nov 13, 2009 | Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

1 Answer

HOOVER WINDTUNNEL SELF PROPELLED OVERHEATING AND SHUTTING OFF


It sounds like it is overheating because of a blocked flow of air that keeps the motor cool. Check for a blockage from the area of the
roller brush through the hose to where it goes into the bag.

Tom

Oct 22, 2009 | Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel...

1 Answer

Dyson dc07 works for a bit then switches off all the time


If you used a credit card with extended warranty or its within 1 year, take it back. You are correct about the overheating. We have the same unit and it works fine for over 3 years. I did see rebuilds at Big Lots which worried me for a $500 vacuum to have a reliability problem. Guess the recycled vacuums had bad motors?

Aug 21, 2009 | Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

1 Answer

Loud noise, smell smoke, brushes turn slower than before, stoped using


yes there are replacement parts for your hoover call any athourized hoover dealer and give them your model # usualy the motors are more expensive than the hole machine

May 22, 2009 | Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry...

1 Answer

Hot Smell when I run it


Check to make sure there is no hair on the ends of the axel. Hair will sometimes wrap up around the axel and make it hard to turn. Cut off with razor and place a drop of oil on the ends.

May 08, 2009 | Hoover Fusion Plus Cyclonic Upright Vacuum...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Hoover U5144900 / U5146900 / U5147900 Tempo Bagged Upright Vacuum Logo

314 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hoover Vacuums Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18425 Answers

Jim Parker
Jim Parker

Level 3 Expert

1041 Answers

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1474 Answers

Are you a Hoover Vacuum Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...