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Hoover U5450900 The Dirt Finder light on my Hoover is continuosly lite. Is there a sensor that needs to be cleaned? and How can I clean it if there is one? Thanks, any help would be appreciated.

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  • mizfixit Nov 15, 2007

    The red light stays on constantly. I took the light cover off and found the red and green lights. The red one was lit but not the green. It looked ok, with nothing broken or loose. The "bag full" light also doesn't work anymore. I really liked this feature when it worked. Thanks

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On the back, take the hose off, inside the duct you can see a disc,(it is on the bottom of the duct) it may be filmed over with dirt, that is the sensor, clean it off then try again. If it still comes on, then it may be bad or you have a clog in the hose or the dirt inlet by the brush roll.

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