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There are sparks coming out of the motor housing. It is making a high pitched whine.

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I'm sorry to tell you that the motor is more than likely done.

Generally you will have a burning smell associated with the sparks and whining. You can source a motor at your nearest hoover dealer, but depending on the age of the machine, you may just want to consider a new one. It is hard to say.

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