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I have a Hoover U5753-960 upright, I need a new on of switch for it.

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I have a Hoover U5753-960 Upright
Posted by amoser on Apr 23, 2008
I have a Hoover U5753-960 upright, I need a new on of switch for it.

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
You can try a couple of places, 1st try your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area, you can find him in the yellow pages, or 2nd, you can call the Hoover Co @ the phone # listed below or look up the Hoover website also listed.
http://www.hoover.com Telephone
Contact our Customer Service Department at 1.330.499.9499
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST

Thanks, Don – The Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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