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Hi My Hoover wind tunnel cyclonic stopped working when i was using it. I tried different plug even then it doesnt work . What to do??

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If the motor stopped running, it most likely did because it was not being cooled, becuause something was stopping up the air flow. If you have cleaned the secondary filter out and it still stops while running, then remove the exhaust filter cartridge and try it then. If it does not stop running now, then the problem is the previous models like this had a foam filter as the exhaust filter, not a heppa cartridge filter. You will not hurt the machine by running it without the heppa cartridge. Cut a foam filter to fit to replace it. I do not think Hoover knows this yet.

I have a customer working on this problem today (Sept 2010) I have repaired machines for 30 years. This filter is meant to just catch the tiny particles from getting back into the air. However, it worked fine on the previous machines with the foam filter here instead of this Heppa cartridge.

Dave in Texas

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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    Gerianne Scaffer Oct 09, 2013

    taking your advice actually fixed my vacuum cleaner. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!

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Every time I use my hoover wind tunnel paws vaccum about after 5 mins it stops working I just got this vaccum the canister isnt even dirty yet its very fustrating called customer service but it says they are recieving a high call volume please call back later. Does anyone know why this is doing this?

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    kris031971 Feb 04, 2013

    Every time I use my hoover wind tunnel paws vaccum about after 5 mins it stops working I just got this vaccum the canister isnt even dirty yet its very fustrating called customer service but it says they are recieving a high call volume please call back later. Does anyone know why this is doing this?

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