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How do you fix a red Hoover windtunnel 2 rewind pet vacuum (model UH70830)? Since me and my 1year old corgi have arrived at my moms place, I've been using her Hoover vacuum cleaner off the hook because since we got here my corgi has been shedding off the hook... The last time I used the vacuum cleaner (the last day that it turned out), I noticed that the cord seemingly wasn't coming out as far; or either that the red tag that was on the cord (and that usually appears not too long after the yellow tag on the cord) hasn't been showing when I pull it out. So I originally thought maybe the red tag came off. Well, since that last time that I used it (which was especially a lot in that day), the vacuum cleaner hasn't been switching on. I can plug the cord into any outlet, and the vacuum cleaner still won't switch on. The power button doesn't even make the clicking sound when I go to press it on anymore. Please help me figure out what's wrong with the vacuum cleaner and if its repairable before I tell my mom!

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It sounds like there's a problem between the power cord and the vacuum cleaner itself. Remove the power cord check the connection at the vacuum cleaner and see if something came unconnected

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You will probably have to replace the cord winding mechanism. I have never had any luck trying to repair one. Cord retracters are great when they work but it seems like they always go bad before too long. On many units you can't even replace the cord if you get a bad spot in it, you have to buy a new cord reel which can get expensive.

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Posted by baby_nurse on May 02, 2008
My Hoover self propelled wind tunnel was working great until a couple of days ago when it started shutting on and off while vacuuming. I thought it was the outlet but when I plugged it into two different outlets it did the same thing. Then finally yesterday it just stopped working it won't even turn on when plugged in. I thought it was the switch but it is not. Is it the motor? Has the motor burned out? Do I need to buy a new one? Help!!

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
Hoover U6616-900 Windtunnel Bagless Upright
I think you are right, if it is not the switch then it would be the motor. Does it smell bad like a burning smell? If so it is definitely the motor and then @ that point you may want to get an estimate for motor replacement, and keep in mind of what you spent on the vacuum versus what the cost of repair might be. My own rule of thumb is if it cost more than ½ of the price I paid for it then you have to decide – do I want to pay the repaired cost for the vacuum or do I want to purchase a new one. Just a suggestion... You may want to check with your local vac dealer. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
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Posted on May 07, 2008

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