Thread Number: 45083  /  Tag: Recent Vacuum Cleaners from past 20 years
(2006) Hoover Savvy 2-in-1 Windtunnel Dual V
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Post# 467475   11/12/2023 at 17:42 by RoyalFan103 (Washington)        

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I got this Yesterday at St Vincent De Paul. The switch is a bit finicky, but thatís fine. The Brush Motor doesnít have a high pitched screeching noise and instead, an extremely aggressive sounding brush. I also gave it an LED and itís also pretty weird when the Brush Motor is in use. Itís definitely more powerful than my Twin Chamber in terms of Attachment Power. It also was mint and the only wrong with it was a clog.

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Post# 467476 , Reply# 1   11/12/2023 at 18:37 by Blackheart (North Dakota)        
I can't tell

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Is that a single or dual brush model? it looks pretty narrow in the photos

Post# 467477 , Reply# 2   11/12/2023 at 21:19 by RoyalFan103 (Washington)        

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Single Brush Model. I know that the Dual Brushed ones were awful.

Post# 467480 , Reply# 3   11/13/2023 at 08:13 by AmtrakSebo1997 (Im stuck in the backrooms, help)        

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Gotta say, that's a nice find. It's a shame that such a cool looking machine was not as successful as they were. I got myself a Windtunnel Dual V, and while I haven't used it at all, it's still a cool and quirky machine that i'm glad to have in my collection

Post# 467514 , Reply# 4   11/14/2023 at 02:17 by RoyalFan103 (Washington)        
Is yours an earlier model?

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From what I know, those had a rocker switch that tripped whenever the brushes got stuck. Theyíre very interesting units, too.

Post# 467521 , Reply# 5   11/14/2023 at 08:46 by AmtrakSebo1997 (Im stuck in the backrooms, help)        

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It's a green wind tunnel V2.

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Post# 467522 , Reply# 6   11/14/2023 at 08:50 by AmtrakSebo1997 (Im stuck in the backrooms, help)        

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Also was that rocker switch tripping thing a defect? Or was it a safety feature?

Post# 467527 , Reply# 7   11/14/2023 at 09:19 by RoyalFan103 (Washington)        
It was a safety feature for the brushes.

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I believe they put that in after there were incidents of the Gears of the Brushes stripping and the earlier versions of the Dual V didnít have that switch. Your Dual V must be one of the ones that has the Rocker Switch.

Post# 467540 , Reply# 8   11/14/2023 at 21:49 by RoyalFan103 (Washington)        
The Savvy next to my 2003 Preferred Windtunnel.

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I do happen to know that there was also a preferred Dual V Windtunnel that was just like yours. The attachment power on the Savvy is much greater, though. Floor power, The Twin Chamber when it has a freshly twisted Filter.

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Post# 467542 , Reply# 9   11/15/2023 at 08:46 by AmtrakSebo1997 (Im stuck in the backrooms, help)        

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Well, that's cool. Like I said I don't know how often I'll use my Dual V, I got it more as a collector's item. I have tested it, and it works pretty good, although it does have some problems with it because of its age. If I do use it, I want to get that bag chamber Hoover produced for these machines, and I'm sure you can imagine why. I have used the turbo tool that it came with to clean the stairs and stuff.

Post# 467554 , Reply# 10   11/15/2023 at 21:52 by RoyalFan103 (Washington)        

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Oddly Enough, mine came with 2 Bagless Chambers instead of 1 Bagged, 1 Bagless.

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