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Vacuum cleaner has gotten too loud

I think I can service this myself as far as cleaning the parts, but I just can't figure out how to get to the fan. I suspect that's where the noise is coming from. I used to be able to vacuum and talk on the phone at the same time, it was so quiet. Now it's so loud, all the kids run the instant I turn it on. I have a Maytag Legacy, which is Hoover model number U5185-900, but this is a highly similar model. Thanks for any help you can provide.

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    no power.....it seems like the on off switch is totally gone and it's only 9 months old!!

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Take the top off the vacuum and you will see 2 straps one on each side of the motor,take the straps off and remove the base from the upright.the motor housing will be at the bottom of the upright.you will see some screws on the front of the housing and on the back.take those out and the motor housing will come apart.you will be at the fan and the motor itself.theres probably something caught in the fan.

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