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Hoover-u6485900.1189202
8.5 out of 10

Hoover U6485900

Self-Propelled WindTunnel® Technology Intuitive Power Cont Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Hoover U6485900

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

CSVW, Walmart
26 February 2014
  • Summary: VERY DISPPOINTED, WE HAD IT SHIPPED TO OUR HOUSE, WHEN WE TOOK IT OUT OF THE BOX & TRIED IT IT DID NOT SELF-PROPEL. CALLED THE TELEPHONE NUMBER ON THE BOX, WAS GIVEN THE OPTION OF RETURNING IT TO A STORE OR TAKING IT TO AN AUTHORIZED REPAIR CENTER. TOOK IT TO THE REPAIR CENTER AND WAS TOLD THE SELF-PROPEL BELT WAS BROKEN. ALSO TOLD BELTS AREN'T COVERED BY WARRANTY. SO WE HAD TO PAY FOR THE BROKEN BELT TO BE REPLACED BEFORE WE EVER GOT TO USE IT.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

anwyyn, Walmart
15 September 2012
  • Summary: I'm a disabled (physically challenged, whatever!) woman who still needs to clean house (two shedding feline monster masters run this household!) unless I want to pick up the phone and have someone do it for me. So ... I require a self-propelled vacuum. Hoover wasn't my first choice in brand/flavor names, but I've owned them before and they're reliable enough to get the job done for as long as they last. I haven't owned this one for long ...
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Durability 4
4.0
Appearance 8
8.0

User Review

rossinseattle, Walmart
14 February 2011
  • Summary: I love the suction on this vacuum. However, I am disappointed that the on/off button malfunctioned on the 2nd time I used it. That required me to remove the handle and dicker with it. The on/off switch mechanism is hinkey at best. The good news is that it stuck in the ON position so at least I had no trouble using the unit. Another side note: I am finding the replacement bags difficult to find.
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Overall 6
6.0

Adequate; could use a longer hose

terrifromohio1, epinions.com
23 October 2010
  • Excerpt: I bought the Hoover WindTunnel Bagged Upright (with the Hepa filter) about 6 months ago.
  • Pros: Good value for the money, especially since there's a Hepa filter on it.
  • Cons: Short hose. Self-propelled feature won't turn off once you turn it on.
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Overall 6
6.0

Clean , but clumsy

Super Mom, ABT Electronics
2 May 2010
  • Summary: It has really great suction. Overall impressive cleaning power., however it's next to impossible to maneveur any turns and marks every baseboard it touches black!!!!!
  • Pros: Efficient, Not easy to manuver, Powerful/Good Suction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 6
6.0

Jury Still Out

J. Stewart, Amazon
8 February 2010
  • Summary: We purchased this product in October 2009 and it was used for the first time after Christmas. In less than 6 weeks and having been used 5 times, the belt used to power the self-propelled mechanism as well as the rotating brushes broke. Not really sure whether this was such a deal or not, but we've got a few more belts on the way. Time will tell.
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Overall 6
6.0

the vacuum did not work when it came

Z man, Amazon
15 January 2010
  • Summary: We waited to receive the vacuum with anticipation, since it was well rated by consumer reports. We are also previous Hoover owners and were pleased in the past. My complaint is not with Hoover but more with Amazon. When we started the vacuum it was difficult to push, the engine worked but the beater brush would not turn. Upon taking it apart, we discovered the belt (looked new) was in 2 pieces. My beef is with quality assurance.
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Overall 6
6.0

Heavy and effective

Computerman, J&R
15 December 2009
  • Summary: Very heavy but does excellent job on carpets. Hose for attachments is too short.
  • Pros: Long Power Cord, Powerful/Good Suction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 6
6.0

21 Days and Kaput!

Steve H., Amazon
17 April 2009
  • Summary: While it worked, this vacuum was superb. But on the 21st day, it sounded a little odd and started to have a electric burn smell. I thought the the bag might be clogged, so I switched it out and gave it another go. A few minutes later, the vacuum made a little sizzle, gave up the ghost, and left more stink. It seems other reviewers had the same issue (although I didn't see the smoke). I'm lucky to have bought it locally and will be exchanging it, tomorrow.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mixed Feelings But Good Vacuum

Gort, Amazon
22 December 2008
  • Summary: I bought this vacuum mainly for the self-propelled feature. My wife has some medical issues which causes pain in her arms, and our old vacuum was just too difficult for her to use. We got the Hoover U6485-900, and it works as advertised. When activated, it self-propels easily making vacuuming an easy chore. We also like the on-board tools which are easy to use and stored in easy to reach places.
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