Hoover Recalls WindTunnel Canister Vacuums Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

Company Hoover Inc., of Glenwillow, Ohio
Alert Type Recall
Date 02/09/2011
Description This recall involves the Hoover WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum model S3755. The vacuum is silver and black in color, and comes with a power nozzle. The model number can be found on a label on the bottom of the canister. Sold at: Mass merchandisers, department stores and independent vacuum retailers nationwide and online from March 2003 to December 2008 for between $250 and $280.
Problem The power cord between the power nozzle and the wand connector can short-circuit posing fire and shock hazards to consumers. This condition can occur even if the vacuum has been turned off but left plugged in.
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