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Brush will not rotate. Have replaced both belts. Self propeled windtunnel model


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You might need a new agitator (brush). if you caught something on it like : shoe laces, socks or anything that stops the brush. you should see on the brush were the v-belt goes burn marks or even gashes. this is a indication that you need a new brush.
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Brush will not rotate. Have replaced both belts. Self propeled windtunnel model


You might need a new agitator (brush). if you caught something on it like : shoe laces, socks or anything that stops the brush. you should see on the brush were the v-belt goes burn marks or even gashes. this is a indication that you need a new brush ... Vacuums

Belts I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do t


It is the flat belt that gets stretched and should be replaced at least every 6 months. The V belt wears down so it won't it right in the brush roll V. Maybe the belt tensioner wheel has a problem, sometimes they get hook up and won't engage the V ... Vacuums

I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do they re


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Hoover self propelled bagged windtunnel upright model #U6435-900...how do you remove the green plastic shell cover to get to the part that secures the v belt...we need to secure the bolt and cannot get the area. Brushes and transmission wheel not rotating? thanks


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Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.


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Just replaced the belts on my Hoover Windtunnel II self-propelled vacuum. The brushes are now turning ok, but the self propelled feature is not working. Squeals when when you lock it in the upright position.


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I replaced the belts on my windtunnel vacuum u6439-900 cleaner..it works fine for a minute or so then it smells like burnt rubber and does not self propel. Does the v belt need to be taut or loose?


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Take off the bottom plate, The flat belt ges around the motor shaft and then around the bigger pulley by the V belt. It will stretch to o on.\015\012\015\012 ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

U6485-900 WindTunnel Self-Propelled I changed the belts but there is not enough tension on the brush drive belt to get it to rotate


I had the exact same problem with my Hoover U6485-900 Anniversary upright, self propelled, vacuum. It would move backwards and forwards, had good vacuum, but wouldn't pick up much because the brush/roller was not turning very well. I replaced the m ... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover power max self propelled vacuum. The belt that goes to the self propelled part keeps slipping off. I've had the belt replaced, but the problem persists. What can be wrong? I've taken it to a Sew N Vac repair, but all he did was replace the belt again. And it still has the same problem.


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Hoover WindTunnel Self-Propelled V Belt


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V-belt flapping on Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagged Vacuum


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The Hoover WindTunnel self propelled is a machine that we see in our retail stores (Vacuums Unlimited) constantly. The benefit of having a supposed "self-propelled" machine wears of quickly after the numerous time you will need to take this machine ... Hoover Vacuums

Good Morning, A friend recently gave me her Hoover windtunnel model U630-900 vacuum. It is a self propelled vac. It comes on but is hard to push and will not really pick up any dust particles on the carpet. It has a funny smell also. I saw where one of you Q & A you said to check the roller brush. I thought maybe a belt may be off or something, but I do not have a manual to know where to begin checking. Could you tell what to check and also if there is anywhere online to download the manua


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I have a Hoover self propelled WindTunnel vacuum( Model U6425-920) that stops in the middle of cleaning. I have changed the flat belt and I'm still experiencing the problem. I usually have to wait an hour or so b/4 it would work again. Any advise?


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I have a Hoover WindTunnel, Self-propelled model, and it was working great until I ran over a portion of the cord, then it started making a bad noise and I noticed the roller is not moving consistently...I suspect I may have stetched the V-Belt...do you think so?


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I am trying to replace the cable and actuator on a Hoover windtunnel self propelled vacuum. but I cant get the top or hood off the get to them, I have removed all the screws I can see, roller, belts..what am I missing?? thanks so much for any help


Hi there SmartAlec from NelsonVacuums.com.au here. You will need to remove the knobs for carpet/hard floor selection and the carpet height to remove the cover they act as k ... Vacuums

Brush Roll belt won't engage on WindTunnel self-propelled


When you had the brush roll off, did the ends turn freely? If not then the brush won't turn and the belt will just slip. You would have to replace the brush roll if either of the ends are frozen. Other then that you would have to remove the top co ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Hi, That is what was happening to my Windtunnel. Until I looked at the little round disk "plastic". there was a crack in it and this puts pressure onto that V belt to make the brush spin. I have a replacement idler arm assy unit which has to be repla ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover Windtunnel Farrington upright model U6431-900 It has worked flawlessly until last week. The roller brush has stopped turning and I believe it is the belt that has broken but I am not sure how to remove the cover to inspect it and replace the belt if that is the problem. Please inform me how to perform the operation and what I should I look for? Is there a site with a diagram on how to replace said parts? Thanks for any and all helpful info that you can supply me with. Larry


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Self propell doesn't work. Motor spins and belt burns, brushes do not turn. model Hoover self propelled u6425-900


May be a stripped sprocket/cog or snapped shaft. check and replace as needed. ... Hoover Vacuums

Self-propelled Hoover windtunnel (with bags) will not self-propel. Belts are all in order, but I am quite sure it has to do with the cable. How would I fix this and how does the end of the cable with a nut, connect?


This might help - go to following website and look for "troubleshooting" \015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/p40544-hoo ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

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