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Default Hoover Windtunnel for central vac

On Mar 1, 3:28*am, "Art" wrote:
I've been using aHooverWindtunnelpower head and hose with ourcentral
vac. *Although it looks like garbage, we had a very expensive Stealth power
head from Europe and a Eureka power head and theHooveris definitely
superior on carpeting and has held up over 5 years. *The expensive Stealth
unit was beautifully engineered and quiet but the bristles were too short to
get deep into the carpet and only did a mediocre job of cleaning carpet.

In any case theHooveris finally dying because the contacts in the handle
that accept the plug from the power head are overheating and melting the
plastic handle and burning the contacts. *The interesting thing is thatHooverwas forced to recall a bunch of upright cleaners from *similar
vintage for a similar problem.

I filed a complaint with the Consumer Product safety commission andHoover.Hoovergave me the brush off. *In the mean time I ordered anotherHoover
unit but I plan on putting the old one in a closet in caseHooveris ordered
to recall these too. *If anyone out there has the same unit and has had a
problem, it might be a good idea to report it before some of these units
from that vintage catch fire as did the uprights.

I probably have the same unit! It is exactly five years old also.

I have been experiencing problems with the Hoover Windtunnel. I read
your message and went and looked at the plug on the power head, the
contacts, and the plug on the hose. The plastic around the plug on
the hose is melted!!! It also has a burn mark. The plug contacts are
rusted looking.

Please let me know more information on this, if you have it.