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LOST SUCTION what now ?

Brand new, used 4 times, once in Garage....Maybe It's hurt now. Now turns off on Thermal protection, dust cloud forms at carpet. Hepa looks new, top filter clean, cleaned hose, without remedy. Disassembled ALL looking for a clog. Rodded the vertical chamber that goes up handle to canister top starting from the fan end. Reassembled all, SAME THING. Will get a new belt next. Any other tips ? Wife is hopping mad.

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    bruce_wyche Jan 15, 2013

    Plug WAS in hose. Clamp hides the fact. Blew on tool hose and plug was proven. THANKS !

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If it has suction at the tools and lots of it, you're not plugged. If there's low suction on the tools you're on the right track. Follow the airways back and you'll find the plug. Also check the base where the dirt goes 90 degrees that's almost always where a plug is going to start. A new belt might do it if the cloud you're talking about is rubber dust and rubber smell. Take the bottom plate off and look for plugs/a stretched belt there. It's really tough without seeing it to help. They can have bad motors from the factory as well which can make for smoke and burnt electrical smell.

Good luck!
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SOURCE: Hello,We have an Hoover Mach 5 Cyclonic vacuum

With this model, remove the dust tank, and turn it on, check for suction at the lower intake. If you have suction, install the tank and remove hose, and check for suction there. keep following until youn lose it. Then you problem will be between those 2 areas

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SOURCE: no suction power ,brush wont spin on carpet power nozzle. When it

You need to replace the belt that turns the brush.

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