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Overheating Hoover My Hoover cyclonic 1800w keeps overheating and turning itself off, not sure if it's the filter, I've cleaned it but it didn't look very dirty.

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  • marigoldp Aug 02, 2008

    Thank you for the advice. I've cleaned the end of the nozzle and it seems to have done the trick, though it didn't seem particularly blocked, we'll see the next time I use it properly!

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Most likely caused by a lack of airflow. Check to see if you have airflow at the end of the hose. If not, Remove all of the hoses and ensure that they are not clogged. If there is airflow through the hose; check the air inlet immediately aft of the brushroll, inside the nozzle. This is a very common place for clogs to form.

Also note: contrary to some manufacturers claims, you can not clean (or wash, for that matter;) a hepa filter. The small particles are too embedded in the filter media to ever get completely removed, and the act of cleaning tends to damage the filters, even if you can't see the damage. This is why bagless life-spans, on average, are half the length of the life-spans of bagged vacuums.

Good luck,

-R

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