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Replacing leaf spring Hoover wheels

The leaf spring has come out of our Hoover U5227-930 and I can't quite figure out how to put it back so that it will work properly. I see a slot where I think one end of the clip goes but when I put the wheels back on it doesn't feel right. Any suggestions on how the clip goes in??

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  • handy_mikey Jun 30, 2008

    Same situation. Was trying to remove the beater bar cover and the metal clip popped out along with the wheels....

  • Jack76 Nov 09, 2008

    I have the same problem with the leaf spring on the wheel height adjustment assembly. Can someone please post a picture of the correct installation or somehow explain how it goes back on? Thanks.

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    Same problem, was replacing the belt and the height adjustment wheels clip popped off and I can't figure out how to get it back together.

  • lisaanne Feb 06, 2009

    I have the same issue reattaching the metal clip and wheels on my Hoover! Please help! Thanks

  • lisaanne Feb 06, 2009

    Need to replace metal clip and reattach wheels. Please help!

  • Lee Eismann May 11, 2010

    Are you talking about a small, metal clip that attaches to the smaller set of wheels that act as the carpet adjuster?

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If people are still having this problem, please post here and I will take a picture of the correct placement for the metal clip.

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

  • tc_charlie Jun 06, 2011

    I have the old U5227. I popped the leaf spring out and can't figure out how to get it back in place. Can you please post the photo of how it is supposed to look? Barbara

  • Lee Eismann Jun 06, 2011

    I will take the pictures tonight, Monday, 06/06/11, and post them tomorrow.

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