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Hoover U5465-900 Power Cord Replacement

Hey guys,

I am mechanically/electrically inclined so a power cord replacement for this unit seemed to be a pretty straightforward job. I just rec'd the replacement cord, viola! Head meet wall! The cord goes into the back of the upright portion of the unit and I have removed every screw that appears to man (including looking behind the light housing assembly) and no go on entry. I do not want to start prying as I obviously may damage something. I have been looking online for service manuals for this 10 year old vacuum, but all I find is the owners manuals whose only use at this point would be for bird cage liner.

The vacuum works great, just the cord is worn/exposed and been pulled too tight (and therefor the jacket is no longer captured, the wires are exposed) too many times for it to be safely used.

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  • jp5472 Jul 30, 2008

    Been there, done that about an hour before giving up and posting here. No manual returned for this model....and even so, all they seem to offer is the Owners Manual for anything which IS NOT the Service Manual.

  • jp5472 Jul 30, 2008

    I am getting truly off the wall responses -
    A) to my first response: Of course I immediately checked the Hoover site for a service manual.
    B) Second response: There is not a power short (where that came from is beyond me) - the current cord and the unit work just fine, its the fact that the jacket on the cord has been ridden over many times in ten years therefore making it dangerously worn and anyone with an ounce of safety in mind would want to replace a cord in that condition.

    MY PROBLEM IS THIS SPECIFICALLY:
    As others have posted on here for this same model: I need to get this housing open to replace the cord internally. I have removed EVERY external screw around the housing and it WILL NOT SEPARATE! Before I go prying with a spatula and damage something, IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE WHO KNOWS HOOVER UPRIGHTS AND KNOWS HOW THIS UNIT COMES APART?

  • jp5472 Jul 30, 2008

    Thanks, this is what I needed..an exploded mechanical view. Now I can see for sure where parts separate. I appreciate your help.

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I think there is some serious damage with your power circuit.

you will need to double check where power enters the unit.

that is where the problem lies.
problem can be of any kind like a shorting of the circuit or any bad component.

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Jul 30, 2008

    well then you can get a service manual only if you are going to pay for the manual.

    and there are places in net where you get a manual by paying them. but lot of them are scams. so be careful.


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Hello,
Please checck out the following link for finding the manual of ur device!!...Im sure you can find a manual there!..


http://www.hoover.com/CustomerService/Manuals/Default.aspx


Please post back for how things turned or for further assistance..Thank you!!...

Regards!!!...

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    Natesan Sabesan Jul 30, 2008

    Well i couldnt find any Service manual for your model Free on the net..IF you are willing to pay for Service manual I can help you with it..Also There are some phillips screws on the bottom that allow access to the belt... Under that Is the Power Cord Connection Lies and that is where you need to go For connecting the Replacement Cord!!.....

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    Natesan Sabesan Jul 30, 2008

    Check The following link ...This is the DISASSEMBLY procedure for your model!!...Hope it helps you!!!

    http://www.elkypro.com/hoops2005/vacuum_...

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