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Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Dec 13, 2016

Check there isnt a blockage in the cleanig hose, if you have a marble you can run the through the hose when it is disconnected from the Vacuum and if it fails to appear the your hase has somre sortof blockage which neds to be cleared.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Dec 13, 2016


Heating Element
A defective heating element can make a dryer too hot or not heat at all. . If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

Other Causes and Conditions
Air Flow Problem
Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

Cycling Thermostat
Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

Felt Seal
Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

Blower Wheel
A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.

Dryer Overheats and or Dryer Gets too Hot




Hoover Dryers | Answered on Dec 13, 2016

Try Googling (Hoover)(HFI 3012)(manual) without parens.

Hoover... | Answered on Dec 11, 2016

Your motor may have siezed. You may have a cut in the cord somewhere too. Need more specifics to pinpoint problem. Did it stop working suddenly? Did it smoke of smell funny the last time it worked?

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Dec 11, 2016

Stand over a garbage can. Ready? The bottom opens like a trap door would. No twisting, look for a little flap and knock the swinging door down.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Dec 11, 2016

Have you checked to make sure belt isn't broken? Tip it over and see if it's spinning.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Dec 11, 2016

Contact a local authorized Hoover dealer.

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Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Dec 10, 2016

It is under warranty call service, do not attempt any repairs as it will void the warranty.

Hoover Washing... | Answered on Dec 05, 2016

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