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Brush no longer spins, is there a drive belt to replace?
Most rollers are belt driven can be seen under the cover remove the roller and clean out end caps also
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Brush no longer spins, is there a drive belt to replace?
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Have a Hoover model S3670 and the beater brush no longer spins. Have checked the beater belt and it is good, did find out that the light bulb in the unit was bad. Any suggestions on how to test the motor that drives the belt or determine the reason the beater brush is not working?
I usually test the motor with a cord with alligator clips on the wires, and attach them to the black and white wires on the motor ( remove the belt first ). A very common problem with this model was a short circuit developing in the short cord that r ... Hoover Vacuums
We have the Bissell Lift off Revolution vacuum. The brush roll and belt are broken. The brush roll has seized up and no longer spins which caused the belt to burn out. How much is a replacement part cost? Debie email@example.com
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I have a dyson dc07 upright which no longer picks up lent and hair. The roller brush is not spinning when the vacuum is turned on. How can I tell if it is the belt that needs to be replaced or the clutch and belts?
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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
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I have the bissell power force bagged upright vacuum and the brush is not turning, I have replaced the belt but the brush will not move but the metal piece that is hooked to the motor that spins the belt and brush is turning but the brush won't, and the belt starts to burn
Sounds like your brush roll is seized. Remove the brush roll (see picture) and make both of the end caps spin freely. If not, replace it and you should be set. *An example of a brush roll* ... Bissell 3522 PowerForce Bagged Upright Vacuum
My floor brush stopped spinning, I cleaned everything out as per your directions in other posts and following the instructions in the manual. Now the floor brush wobbles and has a hard time spinning when upright. Looking at the end of the brush, opposite the drive belt, the bearing-type end that the brush spins on appears to be off-centered. Is there an easy way to fix this???
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Brushes on hoover deluxe steam vac cvarpet cleaner are not rotating. Took out the brush assy and drive spins slowly but with little torque. Cannot seem to open the bottom to see if belt or direct drive..something wrong with drive mechanism for 5 brsuhes
(1) Assure the brush shut off lever on the hood is not set to the off position. \015\012(2) Is there still a square pin standing up from the one drive brush? It should be 1/4 square, and about two inches tall. That pin is the drive from the ... Hoover F5866-900 SteamVac Deluxe Wet/Dry Vacuum
On our Hoover U6445-900 (Mach 6.9) we replaced the small belt that goes to beater brushes in front of unit. Upon starting, the Hoover quickly got hot and smoky. We shut it off and looked things over carefully, but the second try also resulted in friction heat on the belt. Now it appears the belt may have stretched due to heat and the brushes won't spin. Any ideas?
Are you sure you purchased the right size belt..the friction you speak of is usually caused by a belt not being the right tightness or a jammed beater brush ... Hoover U6446-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
We are trying to replace the belt on the bissell 89q9 model. We purchased belt 8 and got in onto the brush however the brush doesn't spin anymore. Even trying to turn it by hand doesn't work. One end of the brush has a round end to slide in (clear end piece); however the other has a rectangular end to slide in (black end) so we don't even know how it ever turned. Any suggestions?
Remove the beater brush assy & remove the\015\012shaft & brgs that go through it 7 clean out the \015\012hair,fuss ect,so it will turn\015\012\015\012You need to take your vacuum apart once a year or more\015\012to clean ... Vacuums
Bissell Power Track Cyclonic Upright Bagless Vacuum.. ..The spin brush works laying down....when upright it won't spin! I cleaned any and all hair from the roller....belt is not broken....but do I need a new belt though? The vac is a few years old bever replaced the belt yet.
You need a new belt. ... Vacuums
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
Brushes wotn spin,belt not broken,cog that drives the belt is not spinning.When I turn the brushes manually I can occaisionally feel it grabbing for a a brief second.Could the motor be bad? Is there a way to test the motor.Tahnks
The motor is bad and this is a common problem with this machine. It is engineered very poorly. I would take it back and get a Dirt Devil Platinum Force machine. They have a great track record. ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
Altima brush not spinning even after replacing with new belt
Take out bar :use pliers on the side of the bar :sounds like its not rotating/locked up :the holders should rotate freely if not replace the bar. ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS 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
My Hoover Windtunnel Mach 6.9 brush roller quit working. Upon investigating I found that the idler arm pulley was broken so I managed to replace that. Before putting the cover back on I see the control knob for the roller brush moves a plastic piece left or right to activate/deactivate the brush roller. I don't know where this plastic piece connects. It appears to me that the idler are when raised creates tension on the belt which drives the roller. I'm at a loss trying to figure ou
Try this link belowhttp://www.ereplacementparts.com/hoover-u6630900-windtunnel-selfpropelled-bagless- ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Dog hair gets caught all the time in the belt drive spool, is there a fix for this other than having to pull it out all the time by hand? I have replaced the belt and the brush but this hasnt solved the problem and the belt moves so slowly and I get the loud whining/grinding noise too.
It could be either the clutch, the beater bar or the brush housing. I have included links to each parthttp://platinumvacuum.com/dyson-dc07-dc14-clutch-assembly-900252-04.htmlhttp://platinumvacuum.com/dyson-dc07-dc14-brushbar-assembly-9041 ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a Bissell Lift-off Revolution Turbo vacuum and the brush doesn't spin on its own anymore. Does this mean the motor is busted because there's no noise when you press the brush button. We've just replaced the belt, hepa filter and a new brush. But its still the same. What's wrong with my vacuum?
Its probably the motor. remove the covers with a #2 phillips head screwdriver and cut the wires to the motor ( unplugged ). purchase some crimps at radio shack to resplice the wires together in the same fashion. ... Bissell Vacuums
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Riccar 8800 belt replaced but now floor brush won't spin
Are you sure that you get the right sized belt? This is the correct one you need:Riccar 8800 Belt ... Riccar 8850 Vacuum
How to dismantle to replace brush drive belt
Check for cross head screws on top of the hood. Usually located either near the pedal release and then on the other side. Either that or flip the machine over and you should be able to locate screws on the underside that will remove the sole plate. O ... Sunpentown V-8506 Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a Miele S1721 Powerhouse upright vacuum. When the belt broke I took it into the shop (because when i tried to replace the belt, the tension was so tight I couldn't get it back together!!). When I got it home I DISCOVERED THAT THE HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT DIDN'T WORK anymore. It seems like it's set really hight, because it no longer contacts and brushes the carpet. So it's now useless. I went back to the shop and the tech denied that there was anything wrong. (I didn't have the vac with me). No
Hi\015\012The Miele uprights (S170 and upwards) with the Powerhouse title are ALL Panasonic uprights which have been at one time sold in the UK. Therefore the upright may use TWO drive belts which need to be looked at: Take off the sole plate a ... Vacuums
My brush roller stopped spinning so I had to take it off and clean out all the hair that had gotten wound around it. I replaces it and now it is make a lound noise, but only when the brush is on. Could it be the belt making such a loud sound? It wasn't making this noise before.
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I just replaced my hoover belt and it is too loose to make the brush spin. Is there an adjustment to tighten the belt
Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012The belt is going to be loose as long as the vacuum cleaner is in the upright posistion. If you have the vacuum cleaner with the handle locked in the upright setting, then the belt will be tight a ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
The roller brush underneath is not spinning when the vaccum is on, it does spin freely, I'm thinking maybe there's a belt inside that may have come off?! Is it easy to fix or replace this?!
Power drive windtunnels need to be serviced about once a year. Take it to a vac shop. Your belts need replacing and idler pulley needs adjusting ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum