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I cut all of the hair out of the bottom of the spin-brush on the Dyson Upright Animal Vacuum. Now I dont think I can get the brush back in there correctly. If I squeeze it in there (which it is a VERY tight fit...) then it wont spin. Any thoughts?


Check the roller ends for dirt build up, they pull off and you should be able to clean them out.\015\012The roller should just go back into place if pushed together. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner--trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting --is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up --unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum... Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums


Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year. ... Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright Vacuum

Bottom brushes dont spin - Vacuums


Belt is broken ... Vacuums

Dyson dc07 The rotating brush on the bottom of my vacuum was filled with strings. I removed the brush by undoing all yellow plastic screws from plate. Removed all strings and replaced as best I could and it was hard to get the brush back in and the belt around it. I dont have my manual but it fits so it should be correct....? Right? No, not true, because when I turn it on and try to and vacuum (by lower canister with foot release) it makes that terrible ratching sound). Please help


The loud ratching is a warning to tell you that there is something stopping the roller bar from rotating this is a very common thing lay the machine on the floor front side down take off the bottom plate and just check the belt is in the centre of th ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My problem is the brush on the bottom is not spinning and i think there is no suction from the bottom of the vacuum my rugs are in need of a vacuum and i 'm not sure what is going on - also nothing is going into the canister


Is there a shaft driving the brush, or is there a belt on this one? Are they intact and working properly? It could be possible that the motor isn't moving which would cause no suction or brush movement. ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?


Hi There,\015\012\015\012When a vacuum cleaner smokes, it is usually only one of two possible problems.\015\012\015\012It could either be that your motor burned up, or that your belts burned. The belts on this particular mod ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

My vacuum's rug brush will not spin. the belts are fine and in place, but when i engage the carpet brush nothing happens. i looked under the bottom and there are no obstructions preventing the brush from opporating/


Have your clutch checked out by a local vacuum repair shop. That's a common problem with dyson brush rollers ... Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Hoover spin/scrub floor cleaner has stopped scrubbing- the brushes spin for a few seconds right after turning it on, then stop until I turn it off and then on again. How can I fix this? I do not have a lot of money. I have taken off and cleaned the brushes and bottom vacuum opening.


Hi giacoma11,The common cause for this problem is the belt of your vacuum. It could be that the belt came loose or already worn out and needs replacement. To check if the belt is loose all you need to do is unscrew the bottom of the vacuu ... Hoover H3060 FloorMate SpinScrub 800 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

I was vacuuming with the Dyson DC 17 and sucked up a berber carpet string by accident and after cutting and pulling it all out of the bottom brush part, the brush no longer spins but the suction part works. What do I do?


The belt could be snapped. If this model has a brush protected belt then it has to be repaired by a service call. If however you can get to the brush roll belt by removing the bottom sole plate (turning over the vacuum so that you're looking at the b ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Same thing, brushes dont spin unless vacuum is tilted back


I had the same problem. Checked the belt, pulled out all the hairs, cleaned the hoses, but the agitator brush wouldn't spin at all or only marginally. Finally I removed the agitator brush altogether and found crud and accumulated in the small groov ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum

The roller brush at the bottom of the vacuum is not spinning, hence it isn't picking up the dirt. I am unable to find a way to access it so that I can see what is stopping it from turning. Can you help me?


Hello. uUsually when the roller brush stops spinning the belt is broken. TIp the machine upside down and look for several screws which hold the bottom together. Mark the location of each screw when you remove it as different lengths are common and ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

Hoover f7458-900 brushes dont spin - Hoover F7458-900 Upright Vacuum


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Brush at the bottom off my turbo wont spin - Numatic HHR-200 Henry Hound Bagged Canister Vacuum


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My brushes wont spin and i dont know why - Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum


Your belt has broken and therefore the brush isn't spinning. You can find any vacuum belt at www.vacbelts.com. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

Hi my vacuum isnt sucking up like it should, actually hardly at all, the brush on the bottom is spinning, not sure what is the matter with it


Check all the hoses and filters for any blockages. ... Vacuums

The bottom brush that spins around is not moving anymore


The belt that drives it has probably broke,If you can remove the head on that model remove it and replace the belt . You make have to access the belt by removing the screws from the bottom of the power head. ... Vacuums

My vacuum's cyclonic action is not spinning and creating very little vacuum pressure through hose or floor brush area. I already checked, brushes are spinning, there is no apparent blockage in the canister, I took it completely apart and removed excess dust from the filter. Still no good vacuum. Any suggestions?


The following filter in your in your dump cup needs to be replaced. \015\012F24 Dirt Devil "I" Bagless Upright Vacuum Replacement Filter Style F24 ... Dirt Devil M130005 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a problem with my model 6585-3 bissell upright powerforce bagless turbo with turbo brush vacuum The brush has quit spinning upon removal i noticed that one side of the brush was free to spin the other side that has the rectangular piece to help hold into place seems to be locked up and will not spin is it corroded or have i lost a piece that joins with it that allows it to spin freely belts are good and motor is turning brush will not budge


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Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.


The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums

MY WIFE BOUGHT THIS FOR ME FOR FATHERS DAY GIFT ABOUT ALMOST 2 YEARS NOW OR SO,BUT I HAVE THIS PROBLEM THAT THE BRUSH DOS'NT SPIN ANYMORE EVERYTIME I PUT THE SWITCH ON FOR BRUSH ON,THE HOSES BRUSH SPIN IS WORKING BUT FOR THE FLOOR CARPET BRUSH SPIN IS NOT WORKING,AND THIS IS THE MODEL NUMBER OF MY HOOVER VACUUM CARPET SHAMPOO CLEANER IT'S F7411-900


This unit uses a turbine assy to turn the brushes. The brushes could have something jamming them. Remove the brush unit, it is held on 2 spring hooks 1 on each side. The brush unit is driven thru a 1/4" square post, only one brush is driven and it dr ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

Bissell 3750 bottom brush will not spin belt is fine and lift off works great


Hey Jessica! Please contact us for assistance regarding your vacuum.Here's a quick link to assist you:\015\012http://www.bissell.com/contact-us/?cid=ccsocial ... Bissell 3750 Lift Off Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Rainbow SE vacuum was working fine until I ran over the edge of a rug and it went in to the nozzle. I immediately switched the vacuum off and proceeded to move the rug. When I tried to turn the Rainbow back on the brush was no longer spinning. I've tried the reset button and checking the nozzle for any debris, there are none. The brush just won't spin.


Hello lilbutmunch1,\015\012The brush is motor/belt driven so you probably either broke the belt or it shifted off the motor or brush shaft. I suggest you unplug it,flip it over and look for screws that hold the baseplate together.. remove those ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have the bissell powerglide vacuum with the turbo brush attachment. Being the neighborhood "cat lady", I love this attachment -- that is, I did until it just stopped spinning. I don't see anything blocking the brush. It just doesn't spin when I attach it to the vacuum hose.


1. this could be (2) things that are happening or 32. there is hair surround the spindle (rotation) brush tool blocking rotation or you have a motor that has failed and it is not turning the rotation brush.3. the switch (on /off) has fail ... Vacuums

Stopped running My mother's Oreck vacuum sound as if there was something bogging the rotating brush down. I pulled the bottom cover off and found nothing wrapped around or restricting the brush. I tried to finish vacuuming with the problem then I turned it off to move a chair and turned it back on it would do nothing. Any suggestions as to what could be causing the vacuum to sound as if the rotating brush is being restricted from turning. There was not odor of burning as if the motor was in a bi


Orecks have a plastic fan inside and everything you pick up hits it, sometimes things can get stuck in there or break the fan locking up the motor. With the machine off, poke around where the dirt goes into the motor, behind the roller and see if you ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

I was vacuuming, and ran over an area rug with those tassle things on the end. the brush immediately stopped spinning. so i turned the vacuum off and un-tangled the brush. after replacing the brush and putting the assembly back together, the brush no longer rotates.


Did you smell something burning? You probably melted/broke the drive belt. ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
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