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Hoover windtunnel pro pet 3 hard to push or pull

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Start by replacing the belt and cleaning the bottom

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SOURCE: hoover upright windtunnel isnt propelling itself anymore

If the V belt is loose with the handle down, then maybe the idler wheel under neath the belt isn't contacting the belt, may be jammed down, just push on it to see if it moves up and down. Belts don't last very long, you may want to replace both of them.

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SOURCE: auto brush on hoover windtunnel doesn't spin anymore

I have a Windtunnel S3765 with the same problem - and it has very little use so I'm confident it isn't wear. I find that the wheels do not raise the agitator brush sufficiently high to reduce the drag caused by excessive contact with the carpet. If I raise the front a bit the brush spins as it should. It also works if I take the housing apart and use it without ..... but this is tricky.

Unfortunately I haven't figured out a way to hold it up efficiently. I am toying with afixing something to the bottom of the housing to raise the front enough to give the brush a little more room.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: hoover windtunnel self-propelled - will not turn on

You probably need the switch replaced. It's fairly simple to do youself, and it is a known problem with these vacuums.
You can order the switch from hoover for about $10

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Hoover Windtunnel shuts off

I found the following solution on this website. I have searched for hours and finally found this solution, it works! I HAD the same problem after cleaning the filter mentioned below, it is now working like it was new.

***by maverick_bea***
yes this machine has a thermal protector in it to shut off the machine if it gets to hot, this is normal. if there is no clogs in the hoses or in the machine then you will need to wash the filter at the top of the machine. you will have to remove the dirt cup and at the top you should see a half moon orange, well inside of this piece is the washable filter, clean and let it dry completly before putting back into machine. if this gets dirty and has not been cleaned, you can lose alot of suction. in some cases if this filter is not cleaned it can cause the machine to overheat so bad that it can damage the motor.

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless

You probably need to change the belts. Here are the belts you need and the manual:

Hoover 5780-900 Belts

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Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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