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Self Propel doesn't work on Hoover Wind Tunnel

Both belts seem to be fine and the beater bar is turning. Seems to vacume fine, just doesn't self propel.

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Your self propel wire could be broken. Lean the vacuum back like you were using it. If you stand in front of the vacuum look down and to your left. When you move the selp propel button you should see a wire move. If not then it's broken.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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The belt that drives the self propelled feature may seem fine but it can still be stretched and therefore won't propel the vacuum. You can get this belt here:

http://www.vacbelts.com/hoover-windtunnel-38528-035-belt.htm

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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