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How do I disassemble my Hoover Core?

I want to disassemble my Hoover Core (A/11272EA) repair the power switch, but I can't get into it. I have removed all visible screws but nothing seems to be coming apart. I am assuming there is a specific order in which the shell comes off. I can see a screw hiding behind the wheel, but can't access it without taking off the wheel. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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  • Ydoi May 09, 2015

    Having the same problem. This is the bagless canister drag around model. There are 2 screws behind each of the two large rear wheels that I can just see. It seems the wheels might clip on, but even after a fair amount of prying pressure they wouldn't dislodge, and I don't want to risk breaking the mount/axle/whatever it is...Tempted though! In my case the cord-rewind spring has somehow died. That's why I'm trying to get it apart.

  • Clive Bennett Feb 13, 2018

    i lifted the wheel jently with a scewdriver and turned the wheel at same time and they came off

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SOURCE: PHV1800 nozzle removal

Here is an exploded diagram which seems to show that the whole nozzle assembly is removed as one piece.

See if it helps:

http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/Products/DocumentView.aspx?productid=65223&typeId=14858&documentId=34001

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Hoover upright vacuum information

cant help with manual but if i may why would u take it apart theres not much to service but to take the belt off turn the machine over and down by the roller there are a few screws take them out the cover should come off and thats it

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Hoover Flair S2220 cleaner w/power nozzle disassembly instructions

With the head flipped upside down, take a flat tipped screw driver and carefully pry up the rollers on the front the head. Underneath, you'll find a screw. Remove the screw under each roller, and the front cover will come off with ease. The rollers are just friction fit.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Hoover S1361, getting it apart

Hi guys,

It was frustrating as hell for me when I tried to get it apart. I have a blog post on how to do it. Hope it helps!

Taking apart the Hoover S1361

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

SOURCE: How to replace power cord on Hoover WindTunnel upright vacuum

The aforementioned solutions probably never even attempted this fix on this model. The handle does NOT need to come off. but the 5 screws on the front housing DO: 2 above the light and 3 below it. Then to get the colored housing off you need to access 2 screws on the underside that are beneath the agitator roller. To do that, obviously the 4 screws holding the bottom plate need to come off too. Here's a link to a schematic that might help as you attempt to do this, (assuming that you still do!) http://www.elkypro.com/hoops2005/vacuum_parts/hoover/U5461-900.html

Once you have the main body housing cover off, then you can access the 2 screws atop of each trunnion cover that holds the motor assembly cover halves together. If you've made it this far, then gently pry apart the motor halves keeping even as yo do. Now you can see all the wiring necessary to cut and splice. Happy cord replacing! As for me, I am headed for the store, as I am not so sure I can remember how to get the darn thing put back together. But it was fun taking it apart!

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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Greetings,

This is a relatively easy fix for you. What I've done for you is take pictures of this repair on your type of vacuum to make it as easy as possible. I will explain step by step what you need to do in order to fix the switch on your Hoover.

What you'll need to do this repair:
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Step 1. Turn the vacuum cleaner so that the back is facing you. Remove the two screws at the top of the vacuum that are holding the handle on the machine. Please see the picture below of the two highlighted screws that need to be removed;


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Step 2. After these two screws have been removed, simply slide the handle backwards, and remove it completely from the vacuum and set it aside. You now can see the on/off switch, but you can't easily change it from here, you'll need to complete several other steps before you may remove the switch. Here's what the vacuum should look like after removing the handle:



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Step 3. After removing the handle from the vacuum, turn the machine around so the front of it is facing you. Open the bag housing and set the bag door aside. Also remove any attachments that are on-board in the tool storage bin, this model has a hand-held turbo brush stored here. After removing both of these parts, you'll need to unscrew 3 screws that holds the tool caddy onto the vacuum cleaner. I have circled the area where these 3 screws are located:


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Step 4. After removing these three screws, pull the tool caddy off of the vacuum by pulling straight forward by using the tool caddy lid. You'll now have access to both the front and the back sides of the switch. Use your needle nose plyers to remove the two wires that are attached to the switch. Be careful when pulling these wires off because if you pull too hard, then it will break the switch terminal off inside of the wire. Most models have the wire that has a plastic covering over the end of it on the top, and the metal terminal is connected on the bottom. The two lead wires that need to be removed are highlighted:




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Step 5. After the wires have been removed from the switch, turn the vacuum back around so that the back of the machine is facing you. Simply use your flat head screwdriver to pry the switch off. You may push on the front side of the switch where the wires connect to it in order to give a space so that you can get a screw driver behind it. Here's how it should look:


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Step 6. Once the old switch has been removed, simply push the new switch into the open hole. Important: Make sure that the Off setting of the switch is at the bottom, and the part of the switch that says on is on the top, otherwise the switch will be reversed. Re-attach the wires to the switch, with the wire that has the plastic covering on top, and the metal wire terminal on the bottom. The only tricky part of reassembling is when you put the handle assembly back on the vacuum. As you can see, there is a metal cable below the switch. This metal cable controls the self-propelled mechanism. If you look at the handle assembly, you'll see where the self propelled cable sits inside. The easiest way to line these up is to pull the cable up to the top, and then line up the rod inside of the handle that the cable goes in, and slide the handle back on the vacuum.

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If you need any parts for your Hoover Windtunnel, please be sure to check out our website: http://www.govacuum.com

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