Hoover
Canister Vacuum

Model #S3661 Hoover canister vacuum

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Hoover S3661 canister vacuum, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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Vacuum Light Bulb

#4

Power nozzle Diagram

Vacuum light bulb

Part #27317307

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Screw

#36

Windtunnel canister Diagram

Screw

Part #21447223

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Speed Clip

#61

Windtunnel canister Diagram

Speed clip

Part #21378159

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Latch Ring

#13

Hose assembly Diagram

Latch ring

Part #36153029

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Bolt

#16

Motor Diagram

Bolt

Part #36112006

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Field Coil

#19

Motor Diagram

Field coil

Part #45311051

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Vacuum On/Off Switch Pedal (Gloss Black)

#59

Windtunnel canister Diagram

Vacuum on/off switch pedal (gloss black)

Part #38422184

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Insulated Terminal

#7

Hose assembly Diagram

Insulated terminal

Part #18972

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Canister Vacuum Screw

#16

Power nozzle Diagram

Canister vacuum screw

Part #21479449

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Screw

#10

Motor Diagram

Screw

Part #21429406

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Symptoms common to all vacuum cleaners

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Main causes: damaged vacuum hose, clogged motor air filter, bad suction motor
Main causes: lack of power, bad power cord, drive motor failure, wiring failure
Main causes: weak suction motor, vacuum bag is full, clog in suction air path, dirty exhaust filter, leaky vacuum hose
Main causes: broken drive belt, damaged brush roll, tripped brush roll motor overload, bad brush roll motor, wiring failure

Repair guides for canister vacuums

July 1, 2013
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a vacuum suction motor

The suction motor on a vacuum creates the draw of air at the cleaning head that picks up dirt. If the vacuum won't run, give it a new life by replacing the suction motor. These steps explain how.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
July 1, 2013
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a vacuum beater bar

Replace the brush roll if the bristles ares worn or the cylinder is damaged.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a vacuum power head ribbed drive belt

Some canister vacuums have a ribbed drive belt that spins the brush roll on a power brush attachment. If the brush roll slips, you can replace it using these instructions.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all vacuum cleaners

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your vacuum.

January 18, 2016

How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working

December 18, 2014

Deciding between a canister or upright vacuum

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Undecided about canister or upright? We compare them.

December 17, 2014

5 tips for caring for a vacuum cleaner

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Follow this advice to keep your vacuum in good working order.