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Overheating vacuum? My Hoover U5134-980 has worked fine for the past year. Lately, however, it has smelled like it is overheating to the point where I can no longer vacuum because of the smell. I opened it up and the belt had melted and become disfigured because the metal part that it attaches to became so hot. I opened it up further and found a large amount of lint on the filter near the light bulb and removed that. I also replaced the belt. Neither of these things has helped. It seems to work okay, but the smell is really awful and seems dangerous. Any ideas?

Posted by Lauren Terhaar on Apr 14, 2007

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