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I have a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Runabout Supreme, on which the belt has broken. I purchased a new belt, part number 38528-040. I need some instructions on how to install the replacement belt? Thank you. JBS

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    I have a Hover Runabout U427-930 upright vacuum cleaner. How do I change the belt. Email ellee118@yahoo.ca

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    hoover runabout vacuum cleaner. how to replace belt38528-027 on model U4269-930

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I have a Hoover Vacuum
Posted by Jimbob48 on Jul 01, 2008
I have a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Runabout Supreme, on which the belt has broken. I purchased a new belt, part number 38528-040.
I need some instructions on how to install the replacement belt? Thank you. JBS


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Usually there are screws, clips or levers on the bottom of the vacuum and you need to either remove the bottom plate and once you have taken the screws, etc. out the top cover will come off. And then you can proceed with the removal and the install of the new belt. 1st you need to remove @ least one end of the Hoover brushroll and take of the old belt and slide on a new belt. Once the belt is on the pulley side of the brushroll; then re-install the brushroll. Make sure that the brush is spinning freely B4 you install the new belt, then take a belt puller or a screwdriver with a left or right hand hook to use as a belt puller and then stretch the belt onto the motor pulley, then take and roll the belt until it is tracking straight and then re-install the top cover and or the bottom plate, tighten down the screws, levers or clips. So, 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
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I was able to download from the internet step-by-step instructions with pictures on how to replace the belt on my particular Hoover vacuum cleaner.

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JBS

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How to change belt on hoover runabout 44258-930?


Disconnect cleaner from electrical outlet.


1. Place handle in operating position and turn cleaner over so bottom side is up.

2. To remove bottom plate, insert end of flat screwdriver into wide area of right-hand slot and push handle of screwdriver to the rear.Repeat in left-hand slot.

3. Lift extension of bottom plate, rotate plate and remove from cleaner body.

4. Remove agitator and broken agitator belt.

5. Slip agitator through new belt. (With lettering toward outside of cleaner) and position belt in belt guide. Push end of belt into opening in cleaner body. Reposition agitator making sure to align flat sides of projection on belt end of agitator with flat sides of slot in cleaner body.

6. Place the three tabs on bottom plate into slots in front of cleaner body. Snap bottom plate into place over agitator.

7. Remove hood by turning cleaner over and removing nozzle control knob on front of hood -- grasp knob and pull up.

8. Place handle in operating position and turn cleaner over. Insert end of flat screwdriver into one of the four slots beside an arrow on bottom of cleaner.

9. For slots nearest the rear wheels, push handle of screwdriver toward cleaner handle; for remaining two slots, pry outward to release latches.

I0. Turn cleaner over and lift off hood.

Il. Stretch new belt onto motor pulley.


Extra effort may be required to stretch new belt onto pulley.


Turn agitator, making sure the belt is not pinched between agitator and cleaner body. The belt must rotate freely inside the belt guide. If agitator does not turn, remove bottom plate and reposition belt in belt guide.

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I need a replacement belt for Hoover Elite upright vaccum ,model no. U5043-930. What belt do I get?


Hello,

Your vacuum cleaner originally came with Hoover belt part number 38528027, however Hoover has now discontinued this part number, and replaced this belt with the new belt which is part number 38528040.

The new belt is a little bit smaller then your old one, but unfortunately this is the only belt that Hoover currently makes that will fit your model.

Here's a direct link to our website if you still need to purchase one:
http://www.govacuum.com/agbelhoovpar7.html

I have also uploaded the parts diagram and instruction manual for you. The parts diagram gives you every single part number for all parts on your vacuum should ever need to know another part number. The owners manual will give you step by step instructions on how to change the belt, as well as other maintenance instructions.

Part Diagram for Hoover U5227-930:
http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/vacuumcleanerbacgs/Part-diagram-hoover-u5043-930.pdf

Owners manual is actually for the commercial version of your vacuum, but this will be identical to your instruction manual which Hoover doesn't have available for free:
http://www.hoover.com/pdfs/manuals/C1414900.pdf

I hope that this information was helpful to you. If it was, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the thumbs up icons in the top corner of the repair.

Thank you very much,

Chris J.
GoVacuum

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Hi,
This link will take you to a site with instructions and illustrations to help you change your belt.

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Hi,
This link will take you to a site with instructionsand illustrations to help you change your belt.

http://www.info-vacuum-cleaner.com/hoover-vacuum-cleaners.php

Hope this helps

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here are the step by step instructions from the owners manual for your machine.
Disconnect cleaner from electrical outlet. WARNING: Agitator brush roll can start suddenly. Unplug cleaner before turning it over. Replacing Flat Belt Place handle in low position and turn cleaner over so bottom side is facing up. Remove the 6 screws as shown with a Phillips screwdriver. Lift off bottom plate. Replace belt if it is stretched, cut or broken. To check the flat belt. Removing Bottom Plate Removing Belt Positioning Belt Remove used belt from large pulley and discard. Reposition bottom plate and 6 Phillips head screws. Tighten screws securely. Insert agitator brush roll through belt and position belt in groove (A) on agitator brush roll. Inspecting V-Belt The V-belt is designed to last for a long time and is not normally replaced. However, if the V-belt is cracked, gouged or broken, it should be replaced. Slide flat belt off large pulley. To remove V-belt, slide back of belt over pulley (A). Then firmly pull on belt and “snap” it out. Discard used belt. To install new belt (with lettering on outside of belt), slide back of belt over pulley and pull front of belt toward groove next to pulley. Belt will “pop” into place. Flat Belt: What to Buy Use only genuine HOOVER belts with your cleaner. When purchasing a new belt, ask for Flat belt - HOOVER part No. 40201-271. V-Belt: What to Buy Use only genuine HOOVER belts with your cleaner. When purchasing a new belt, ask for V belt - HOOVER part No. 40201-200.
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Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. It is possible that you may have a broken or cracked motor mount and the motor has shifted and that could be the reason that the belt is not running straight and aligned properly – if you have the vacuum less than one year – something like this would be covered under the Hoover factory warranty and to contact an authorized Hoover vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or to call the Hoover factory cust serv @ the phone # listed below. 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.

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Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Remove the bottom plate by removing the screws, clips or levers and then if you cannot get @ the belt from the bottom then the top cover should come of and then you can get @ the belt. Cut the old belt off and then lift up the side of the brushroll with the belt pulley, then slide the new belt onto the belt pulley and re-install the brushroll, then use a belt puller or a screwdriver with a left or right hand hook and then stretch the belt onto the motor pulley and then track the belt so that it is running in a straight line. Now, replace the bottom plate.

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Thanks, Don the Vac Man
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Hello,
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Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST

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

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