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After a few minutes the hoover stops. After waiting a few minutes it runs again but the problem keeps repeating

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You haven't stated the exact make and model but in general what you're experiencing is a safety feature: your machine is overheating and cuts out to prevent a fire.

Check that the bag isn't full and also check the moving parts for anything which is preventing proper operation. I can't give you specifics as you haven't even said whether it's a cylinder or an upright cleaner.

DO NOT continue to use your vacuum cleaner until you know what the problem is. In it's present state it's a fire risk.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

  • WeiguoLiu Aug 01, 2011

    I have the same problem as Clive167 posted. Mine is a 7year old Hoolver Windtunnel upright. The model number is U5456-900. I've made sure that the bag is empty, the micro filter is new and the moving parts do move. Although I feel the suction power is lower.

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My Hoover Duros (blue color, S3000 something model with the power brush) worked fine for 3 years, than it died. The other day I couldn't turn it on... What can it be? A fuse? Where's is the fist in...


manual > http://hoover.com/file/682/
To reset the breaker:

(1) Push the ON/OFF switch
http://hoover.com/file/682/completely
down. You will feel some

resistance when the switch moves

downward. The switch will also move

slightly upward on its own.

(2) Wait one minute.

(3) Repeat step 1.

(4) Turn the cleaner ON and continue

cleaning.

If the brushes continue to stall and

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brushes to remove debris. (Figs. 4-1

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I was vacuuming with my Hoover Windtunnel Rewind t-series, and the vacuum simply stopped working. I plugged it into other outlets all around the house but no power suddenly.


Wait 30 minutes and try again, there is a thermal overload switch that resets itself.
Clean all three filters and see what happens.
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My Hoover runs for a few minutes and shuts off.


It's possible the thermal reset is defective. It shuts the motor off if it gets hot. Remove the bag door and take the bag off, remove both filters and then turn the vacuum on, just leave it sit there with the motor running. This eliminates the bag or filters causing any airflow resistance. If it still shuts off after a few minutes it's likely the thermal reset is bad. Some vacuums have an external thermal reset button which can be replaced if necessary but on your model it is built into the motor and you must replace the motor. If the motor runs fine put the bag and the filter under the bag back in - (make sure the filter is clean and not restricting airflow) put the bag cover on then turn it on again. If it overheats and shuts off then you may have a clog on there somewhere restricting the airflow. If so check the power nozzle area, the hose coming from the power nozzle, the extension hose and wands for clogs or restrictions.

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Why doe my hoover mach3 stop during operation? I have to wait until the moter cools down.Then i turn on the switch normal way.Then a few minutes latter it stops again.


Your Hoover is stopping because it is overheating. This is a sure sign that there is a blockage somewhere. Find the blockage and clear it, and that should solve the problem.

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Its overheating, so the TOC (thermal overload cutout device) is cutting the power to the motor to protect it.
Thats why it works when it has cooled down.
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Dont forget to rate, ty.

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