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Bank's Vacuum has the manual for the Hoover Spot Scrubber (Model FH10025, aka Hoover MultiSurface Deluxe Portable Cleaner):
http://banksvac.com/media/product_manuals/hoover/FH10025%20Hoover%20Spot%20Scrubber%20Multi-Surface%20Cleaner.pdf
They also currently show it in stock, whereas most places no longer carry this model.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Mar 09, 2018


I think you have 2 problems:
1. The LiNX gets clogged somethings in the head unit and the clog is difficult to see. Remove the head (via the push button). and clean out the clog. I do this with a lenngth of coat hanger wire that I bent a small hock on to the end.
2. If the roller stops turning it can be caused by one of the power wires to the moter getting severed in the swivel connection in the head unit. This has happened to us twice. I took the unit apart (a pain) and was able to fix by soldering and taping wires. However, Hoovers design is not great in getting power to the motor and this may recur. I love these vacuums and I hope they engineer a more robust wie feeding solution.

Hoover Platinum... | Answered on Mar 07, 2018


Take vacuum and belt to Hoover vacuum cleaner belt dealer and try smaller belts until one fits.

Hoover... | Answered on Mar 02, 2018


Start by replacing the belt and cleaning the bottom

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 25, 2018


Usually indicates a clog somewhere

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 25, 2018


The filter is probably clogged and restricting the airflow causing it to overheat. Even if you thoroughly clean filters frequently they should be replaced, about once per year depending on the model.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 25, 2018


I found the manual for the Hoover F5826-900 at Sears Part Direct on the product support page: https://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/user-manuals/f5826900-hoover-parts-manual . The direct link to this copy of the manual is https://c.searspartsdirect.com/mmh/pd_download/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0406307.pdf .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 23, 2018


This is usually caused by one or more of the following.

Worn out brushroll.
Belt not spinning brushroll fast enough on carpet.
Scratched or damaged bottom plate.
Dirt or gunk on bottom of vacuum.
Height not set properly for type of carpet.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 21, 2018


A vacuum has a powerful motor with internal brushes that make contact with the rotor. If the brushes wear down or break apart, the motor will not function. Brushes can be damaged if DIRT gets into the motor. Replacing the brushes may solve the idle motor problem. If you have Volt Meter, you can test the switch in the vacuum handle for continuity. If the switch is broken, this too will be a cause for the vacuum not to function. Replace the switch.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 20, 2018


Usually when the vacuum fails to start, a short has occurred at the Switch or Motor. Motors have brushes that in some cases wear down and fail after a long time in use. In some cases, dirt gets into a motor and acts as a resistor whereby electrical contacts fail to communicate with essential parts. A belt may seize up around the motor shaft or brush and bun out the motor.

Hoover Vacuums | Answered on Feb 19, 2018

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