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Does the vacuum cleaner smell 'burnt'? Vacuum cleaners require servicing from time to time (disassembly, inside casings blown out with compressed air, filters either cleaned or replaced - even more so with bagless vacs like the Dyson). As this is a washer there are extra complications like shafts and bearings rusting and seals wearing out to the point where they freeze up, which will trip thermal protection relays etc to stop it from doing catastrophic damage. You might be able to disassemble the vac, clean it up, give the bearings and shafts a liberal spray with something like WD40, reassemble it and hope for the best*. If you aren't game enough then I'd advise you to take it into a shop unless it's under warranty which means you're covered for repairs/replacement.

*This is mains powered device and there are safety risks involved.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Aug 31, 2018


Check with the PLACe you got it . might get lucky and have a warranty

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


Check with HOOVER

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


thats why the brushes wont turn,, the belt is slipping put a new belt on then try again,,,

Hoover U6630-900... | Answered on Aug 25, 2018


Im not a specialist in this but to my knowledge, Will the unit spin if you manually turn the timer dial to spin? If so, remove power, remove the clock motor from the timer, and inspect the clock and mating timer gearing for debris or damaged gear teeth. At the worst, replace the timer. You may be able to scrape or file the damaged teeth so that the timer will progress.

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Aug 18, 2018


Have someone look under the machine and see if it has a drive belt from the motor to the pump.
If it does, the belt could be worn out and slipping, causing the drum to not spin fast enough.
God bless your efforts.

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Aug 18, 2018


If you can by pass the switch see if the machine runs that way. If it works by bypassing the switch then the switch needs replacing.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Aug 15, 2018


Many Vax vacuum cleaner trouble-shooting and maintenance tips are available here: https://support.vax.co.uk/ . The VRS116 support page is https://support.vax.co.uk/u90-ma-re-powerforce-version?___store=support_portal_uk .

The user guide for the VRS116 applies to several models. You can find a link to this manual from the above Vax support page link by searching on the VRS115: https://support.vax.co.uk/u91-ma-be-powerforce-version . The link to the manual is just above the Maintenance section. The direct link to the manual is http://library.vax.co.uk/resource/1387/vrs115/user-guide.pdf .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Aug 13, 2018

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