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Hoover wind tunnel, brushes are not spinning. Belt seems loose but maybe that is normal.
The belt (one around the roller) will only engage the roller upon 2 conditions. the carpet switch needs to be in carpet and the machine needs to be tilted back. The other belt, may appear to be on, but can be stretched and also cause this issue, the recommended time to replace the belts are 9 - 12 months under normal use.
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Hoover wind tunnel, brushes are not spinning. Belt seems loose but maybe that is normal.
The belt (one around the roller) will only engage the roller upon 2 conditions. the carpet switch needs to be in carpet and the machine needs to be tilted back. The other belt, may appear to be on, but can be stretched and also cause this issue, the ... Vacuums
Hoover Wind Tunnel 7500 Brush not Turning. I have replaced the Brush and the belt. The problem does not seem to be either to me. I believe might be a missing part. The place were the belt hooks on is a metal pole which never seems to grip the belt well. In fact it seems loose most of the time and slips on the brush, causing the belt to eventually burn up. Could there be a missing plastic or rubber piece meant to hold the belt taught on the metal pole?
Check the Idler Pulley part Number 43241004 (Item 13 in the IPB)http://22.214.171.124/v/u6451900.pdf ... Vacuums
My machine (Hoover Wind Tunnel - bagless) is only 1 yr. old. The agitator brush doesn't turn all the time. I know it's not supposed to turn when in the upright position. However, it only seems to work when I have the setting on high. When I stop, but have not put the machine in the upright position, it stops again and then slowly starts moving. Could the V-belt be worn out already? In the owner's manual it states that this belt is not normally replaced. The exact same thing happened with my old
Sounds like you should do two things:\015\0121- Remove and clean the beater brush of all debris as best you can. At the end of the brush you will see a hard rubber piece, at both ends, that holds it in place in the body of the vacuum.\015\012Add som ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
I have a Hoover pet cyclonic upright model uh70085. the brush won't spin, I thought maybe the small belt was stretched, I ordered the correct replacement belt and replaced it, I still have slack and the brush won't turn. the floor and brush adjustment seems to be working correctly. Thanks, Tom
... Dirt Devil Hoover Uh70085 Pet Cyclonic? Upright Vacuum
No spin Vacuum's brush does not spin on (low) carpet unless switched to "high" but then roller does not pick up hair on carpet. Belts are in good condition. Maybe belts are loose?
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Brushes will not spin on the carpet. When I turn it upside down, the brushes assembly seems to be loose (or maybe it's supposed to be loose?)
That is normal also when the hanle is upright ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
The brush roller stops turning and I can smell the belt burning, then it will catch and start working normal. I looked under the plate to check the belts and they looked okay and no hang ups of string or anything. The only thing that seemed weird was that the smaller belt that actually attaches and turns the roller is a bit loose. The larger belt is tight but looks like its the one that is burning and causing the smell.
Better to replace both belts the smaller one is stretched out thats whyits slipping ,be sure to clean the old rubber off the motor shaft before replacing the belts.it will cause the new belts to run unevevly and go bad before their time ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G. The smell seems to be coming from the belt. I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working. the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal. What is causing this?
Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Noise My Dyson DC08 is making a loud, rough, vibration/noise that seems to be coming from the from the rotating brush housing. I replaced the old belt which was several years old and slipping. When I run the motor with the new belt removed the machine sounds normal. The bearings on the rotating brush seem to be running smoothly when turned by hand both when out of the brush holder and when installed in the machine. I can't find anything rubbing on the belt or rotating brush. I applied a bit o
Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.\012I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty with your Dyson vacuum. From your \012description, it sounds like the model number you've supplied may not be correct, \012as DC08 is a cylinder vacuum which doesn't use ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum
The gear that turns the dual brushes on my Bissell Spot Lifter 1716 seems to be stripped. The belt looks loose as well, but when I take the belt cover and the brush assembly out, the gear that turns the brushes is loose and appears to be stripped on the cogs. When I turn the machine on the belt turns the gear but the brushes just sit there an vibrate. They make an attempt to turn now and then but not much. Need to get a schematic or the parts so I can order the gear if it is available and th
... Bissell 1716 Spot Lifter PowerBrush Bagless Handheld Vacuum
We have a new hoover bagless that is a couple months old. The pet hair attachment stopped working. I disassembled it found lots of hair wound around the various rollers and removed - painstakingly thorough i might add. Problem is the brush still wont spin and now the belt seems loose - I think I put it all back together correctly but wondering if there is a trick to this?
Without the model number, I can't look it up, but this has a 1 years warranty on it, maybe take it to a warranty shop. Just take proof of purchase, model and serial numbers. ... Vacuums
The brushes will not rotate on my hoover vacuum. the belts are in good shape, the motor is turning the vacuum motor, but the belt on the brushes seems loose. I ordered a replacement belt but still nothing. Their is a small "idler" but their dosent seem to be enough tension on the belt. Any ideas?
Did you order the correct size of belt? These are the belts you should have:Hoover Windtunnel Belts ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright 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
Brushes are not rotating, V-belt seems too loose
V-belt suppose to be loose (according the manual). I just replaces it (and was worry that it is loose), but brush rotating fine. So your problem is somewhere else. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Height Adjustment on Hoover Wind Tunnel doesn't seem to do the job.
My Hoover Wind Tunnel Bagless Pro Pet is making a very loud thudding noise when the belt rotates, belt seems to be intact and in place, what am I missing? Vacuum is less than 6 months old, belt is not worn and motor seems to be fine.
Brush not working on self-propelled wind tunnel U6471-900.I have replaced belt but can't get off top cover.
I have a Hoover Wind Tunnel Self-propelled vacuum. I changed the belts because the brush was not turning. After replacing the belts the brush is still not turning what can be wrong?
There are two belts on the wind tunnel this video will show you how to repair ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Brush Roller Wondering if I need a new brush as well as a belt. The Roller seems to have trouble spinning when it makes contact with the carpet no matter how the height is set. Everything else seems to work fine. Do I need a new roller to fix this problem?
The bearings can go bad in the brushroll. It may need replaced, even if the brushes aren't worn. Helpful link....\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
The bar brush does not spin. I opened the vacuum head and the drive belt to the bar brush is loose. I don't see how you remove the slack from the belt.
You have to have it in the carpet setting in order to put pressure on the v-belt. there is no way to tighten up the v-belt, but i would try to replace the big flat belt. if you haven't changed this belt in over 6 months, i would change it. ( on avera ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover U6445-900 bagged self propelled Mach 6.9 brush will not turn, replaced belts, not the problem....housing cover seems loose & when manifulated the belt brush will turn. Any ideas on what the problem could be? Thanks!
... Hoover U6446-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Is there any way to repair or replace the belt GUIDE on the inside of the belt compartment of a '97 Hoover Wind Tunnel (not self-propelled)? It became twisted when a belt broke and now the belt rubs against it and sounds really weird, and I'm sure new belts will continue to break.. This guide is a long piece of molded material (part of the compartent wall) to keep the belt from coming off the pulley. It also had a sort of metal clip on it. It was loose and I took it off because of the way the pa
Honestly you should take it to a vac.shop they can fix any vac. ... Windsor SR12 Sensor Bagged Upright Vacuum
I put both belts on my U6634-900 and i can make brush spin manually, but the small belt looks to big, not fitting snugly and not turning brushes when i give it juice. Yes I have the right belts.
... Hoover U6634-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
The belt burnt out and it seems as though the red arrown does not release the belt. Like it is backwards from the green arrow. It had a burning smell and the belt broke. Then the second belt started to burn out when the brush roller wasn't spinning. Not sure what might be wrong. Green light will not come on either.
It sounds as if there may be a piece of the broken belt in there. Look carefully with a flash light and remove any remnants you find, using a pair of pliers if you have to.\015\012\015\012Also, remove the entire brush roller assembly and ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Canister powerhead brush does not seem to spin when the carpet level adjustment is on any level other than "high". Could it be something as simple as needing a new belt and is there a difference in a regular belt as opposed to "whisper belt"?
The belt is worn/stretched to the point that it cannot take the load on low level setting due to more resistance against the carpet and there is also no signifagant difference between the two belts except for expecting a longer belt life from the whi ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum