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Off/on switch does not work

I vacuumed one room and turned off vacuum.  Went to another room turned it on and nothing happened.  I waited 2 days and still when I turn on vacuum, nothing happens.  Any ideas would be helpful.  I checked belt and it is O.K.

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  • 0113 Nov 05, 2007

    I removed the two screws in the back and re assembled. I can turn it on but not off.

  • Yosefyitz May 09, 2008

    I took apart the vacuum until the actual on/off switch, which was difficult to switch. I think it may be a broken spring inside.



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It really worked,
Thanks for this uggestion!!

Posted on Nov 05, 2007


The on/off switch in Hoover Windtunnel upright vacuum cleaners is operated by a lever in the handle assembly.  remove the two screws on the back ovf the vacuum and see if the lever has bypassed the switch assembly.  if so, re-assembly should fix the problem.  It is also possible that the switch activating lever has broken.  If so, replace the activating lever.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007


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