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Hoover Wind tunnel supreme, loss of suction

Hello, I purchased two of these modles in late 2007 and after changing the bags on each of them I have little to now suction with the vaccum. The hose is fine and I have taken them apart and there is no obstruction in the hose or in the base.

These worked so well and now they don't do anything. The bag isn't filling much and the simplest things cant be vaccumed up

Please help me to fix this

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  • Anonymous Jul 30, 2008

    Hello, I have a Hoover Windtunnel Supreme (Bagged) Model U5458-800 that has lost the ability to clean properly. I have checked for obstructions in the hoses down and they are free and clear. I have also replaced filters and bags with no change in preformance. I do notice that the exhaust air gets hot after running for 3-5 minutes but not hot enought to trip the thermal overload. The belt is original but seems fine and I cannot find any broken or damaged gaskets.



    Is there anything that I can check to see if this is a 1) mechanical loading problem with the brushes/belt, 2) bag (I am using a generic bag from Sears), or gasket problem?



    Thanks in advance for your help!

  • anitafish Sep 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. Has any other solution been found?

  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008

    It seems as if the motor is reversed and causing my filter bag to collapse into a small ball.

  • sczjk Nov 23, 2008

    I have the same problem; the attachment hose has suction but the vacuum has none; doesn't make sense. I am ready to toss it and it is only about 2 years old.

  • amondello200 Apr 27, 2009

    It seems the exhaust air on my Hoover U5450-900 Windtunnel Supreme Vacuum is way too hot. I think it's over 90 degrees. I bought it used from a vacuum dealer. I think it tripped it's thermal overload because it just shut off and worked again about 3-5 minutes later, after I unplugged it. This happened about 15-20 minutes after I first started using it. Any ideas what, if anything is wrong?

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Hoover Wind tunnel supreme, loss of suction
posted by bazballfan on May 01, 2008
Hello, I purchased two of these models in late 2007 and after changing the bags on each of them I have little to no suction with the vacuum. The hose is fine and I have taken them apart and there is no obstruction in the hose or in the base.
These worked so well and now they don't do anything. The bag isn't filling much and the simplest things can’t be vacuumed up
Please help me to fix this



Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
Hoover U5450-900 Windtunnel Supreme Vacuum
Sorry you are having a problem, it sounds lie you have done almost everything, but just in review it could be some of these problems:
Belt change – every 4 to 6 months
Are the brushes in good shape
Where does your suction drop off
Is the bottom plate securely on the bottom
Are there any gaskets that are broken or leaking
Is the bag installed securely
Did you check for any clogs or obstructions
Is the filter clean
Feel free to contact your local vac dealer in your area.
So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
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 May 01, 2008

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