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Introduction

It's a hand held model hoover SM156WD4 011 that works with batteries. We are going to see how to check and change a dead battery.

The owner attempts to take to have it serviced. The technician refuses to carry out the repair, stating that the whole hoover should be replaced.

Once open, you see one of the batteries is clearly faulty or dead.

Can I change and repair it ? Where could I find the replacement parts ?

  1. With a multi-meter measure each of the thirteen batteries to see if there are any bad ones. They should show 1.2 volts. Also, measure the amperes, they should all have a similar value. Any that show a lower value should be changed.
    • With a multi-meter measure each of the thirteen batteries to see if there are any bad ones.

    • They should show 1.2 volts. Also, measure the amperes, they should all have a similar value. Any that show a lower value should be changed.

  2. Once you know how many are bad, buy them at an electronics store. Data on the batteries: Type NiMH - 1.2 V - 1300mAh
    • Once you know how many are bad, buy them at an electronics store.

    • Data on the batteries: Type NiMH - 1.2 V - 1300mAh

    • Replace them and you're all set.

Conclusion

In order to reassemble, please follow these instructions, in reverse order.

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