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Final Filter-Hoover U5399-900 WindTunnel Lite Upright Vacuum

I am looking for a part # or any info to help me find a replacement final filter for this vacuum. Not the filter under the bag. This would be the filter that is placed into the side door that slides open and closed. The previous filter I had was multi-layered, but I had to trim it to fit the door. The length is 6 5/8 inches; but this size seems to only be for the NON-self-propelled Hoovers. I could have sworn the Hoover U5399-900 WindTunnel Lite Upright Vacuum was self-propelled. Frustrated with these crazy vacuum manufacturers! (and myself for throwing away the manual years ago, hahaha)

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Hi you could try these people who deal with hoover parts their number is 0845 230 6 230
they are called www.espares.co.uk
hope this helps if they dont have your part they should be able to get one or direct you to another supplier.

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Your Hoover Windtunnel may have stopped working for several reasons. First, make sure that your unit is properly plugged into an electrical outlet and make sure the electrical outlet is working correctly. Vacuum units, and other appliances, protect themselves from sudden electrical charges, ups and downs. Make sure the electrical fuse and breaker are on, if not reset breaker.

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