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Hoover Vacuum Cleaner Won't Pick Up, no Suction

U6630-960

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Vacuum cleaner won't pick up, no suction are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Vacuum cleaner won't pick up, no suction

Cause 1Air Filter

The air filter traps particles as the air travels through the vacuum cleaner. If the filter is clogged, the vacuum cleaner will not have proper suction. If your vacuum filter is clogged, refer to your owner’s manual for cleaning instructions.

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Air Filter for your HooverVacuum Cleaner
Air Filter - Part # 1602868 Mfg Part # 40110006

Exhaust filter for 2009 WindTunnel Bagless models, pack of 2

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Cause 2Air Filter

The air filter traps particles as the air travels through the vacuum cleaner. If the filter is clogged, the vacuum cleaner will not have proper suction. If your vacuum filter is clogged, refer to your owner’s manual for cleaning instructions.

Parts
Air Filter for your HooverVacuum Cleaner
Air Filter - Part # 1602873 Mfg Part # 40140201

HEPA filter for 2007, 2008, 2009, EmPower Bagless, orange, 2007 EmPower Bagless, blue, 2008 WindTunnel Bagless, 2008 Savvy Bagged/Bagless models

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Cause 3Vacuum Hose

Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch out the hose so that it is straight, shine a bright flashlight into one end of the hose, and look through the opposite end of the hose. If the flashlight beam is not visible from the other end of the vacuum hose, this indicates that the vacuum hose is clogged or obstructed.

Parts
Vacuum Hose for your HooverVacuum Cleaner
Vacuum Hose - Part # 1607297 Mfg Part # 36433158

Lower wand holder, dark gray

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Cause 4Vacuum Hose

Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch out the hose so that it is straight, shine a bright flashlight into one end of the hose, and look through the opposite end of the hose. If the flashlight beam is not visible from the other end of the vacuum hose, this indicates that the vacuum hose is clogged or obstructed.

Parts
Vacuum Hose for your HooverVacuum Cleaner
Vacuum Hose - Part # 1608279 Mfg Part # 38634078

Straight wand, 16 inches, for Elite/Legacy and WindTunnel

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Cause 5Vacuum Hose

Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch out the hose so that it is straight, shine a bright flashlight into one end of the hose, and look through the opposite end of the hose. If the flashlight beam is not visible from the other end of the vacuum hose, this indicates that the vacuum hose is clogged or obstructed.

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Vacuum Hose for your HooverVacuum Cleaner