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The roller brush on my Hoover Z700 vacuum no longer runs when you tilt the handle back. I have tested every part that I can: the motor is good; the "magnetic switch" at the pivot point is good; etc. I'm now stumped. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated as I don't want to throw away a $400 vacuum.


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Has this not got a rubber belt drive?
Check the ends and make sure there isn't hair or carpet buildup. Check belt that it is tight.
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