Vacuum power cords can start to look like ominous fire hazards over time or a few accidental passes of the brush roller, and many vacuum owners may have asked themselves, "How do I replace a vacuum power cord?!"
Fixing a broken or damaged vacuum power cord is another common vacuum repair that do-it-yourself-ers can easily handle at home.
Home repairs on vacuums, tools, outdoor equipment, and other appliances can save you a truckload of money at the repair shop, and anyone can take on simple repairs like this one.
We explain the general steps for how to replace a vacuum power cord below. Wire connection styles and disassembly steps may vary from vacuum model to vacuum model, but the basic procedure remains the same for all types of vacuums.
The disassembly involved in this repair may take a little time, but getting it done at a fraction of the cost is well-worth the investment.
Depending on the vacuum model, this repair can take between 10 and 30 minutes to complete.
Remove the Old Vacuum Power Cord
Power cord replacement is a basic repair for all sorts of machines and tools, and removing the old cord is always the first step.
We use the The Hoover U5458-900 WindTunnel Supreme as our demonstration model in this repair. We offer both general repair steps and steps specific to the demonstration model.