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Sometimes belts can be mounted in 2 directions. If installed in the wrong direction, the roller will rotate backwards and the belt can come off. Also, it is possible that the belt has stretched. Verify that the roller spins freely with the belt off. If it doesn't, remove it and clean it and verify that the bearing are good.

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SOURCE: Hoover Bagless Windtunnel - Self Propel feature not working

I have the same problem with ours. If you lift the vacuum by the handle it breaks the lever on the transmission. You can find a replacement cable and lever on line for about $16.00 it is somewhat involved to repair but can be done by someone with mechanical ability. You can try and find a repair shop but be careful, they sometimes tell you the part is not available and try to sell you something else. I think they should be able to do the job for aprox. $80.00, but they may want more. I did it myself plus the height adj. knob for $24.00

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SOURCE: Hoover WindTunnel Self-Propelled V Belt

Hi, That is what was happening to my Windtunnel. Until I looked at the little round disk "plastic". there was a crack in it and this puts pressure onto that V belt to make the brush spin. I have a replacement idler arm assy unit which has to be replaced. I hope this helps Cindy G.

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the belt could be broken. check the belt for the drive system.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: why is self propelled not working on my hoover windtunnel

Hi there SmartAlec from Nelsonvacuums.com.au here. Actually the brush belt needs to be tight as well for the self propell function to work. However once you change that if it is still not working it could be the drive mechanism itself. You can test this by laying the vacuum flat on its belly so you can see the brushes. Turn it on and push the handle down (as if you were actually vacuuming). This should get your drive wheels going they are two wheels about 3 inches away from your brushes. If they are not turning then you need a new drive mechanism. If you are in australia i can get you one through our website above.
Hope this helps. Happy Vacuuming :)

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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SOURCE: hoover windtunnel self-propelled - will not turn on

You probably need the switch replaced. It's fairly simple to do youself, and it is a known problem with these vacuums.
You can order the switch from hoover for about $10

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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