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Hoover windtunnel v2 - agitators spin but stop when in contact with carpet
Check the belt that connects the rollers to the motor shaft, also check the pulleys the belt runs over, you might need to clean the pulleys and / or replace the belt.
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Hoover windtunnel v2 - agitators spin but stop when in contact with carpet
Check the belt that connects the rollers to the motor shaft, also check the pulleys the belt runs over, you might need to clean the pulleys and / or replace the belt. ... Vacuums
Hoover windtunnel - brushes spin fine when it's upside down but when it makes contact witht the carpet it stops completely. Is this the belts?
Your belt is stretch out get a new belt.but before you put the new belt on clean the motor shaft .theres usually burnt rubber left on the shaft.if you don't clean it off the new belt won't last very long.you can use a fine piece of emery cloth to tak ... Hoover Vacuums
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
Hoover windtunnel Not sure of model number- but brush roller clamps down on carpet being vacuumed and stops spinning regardless of which of the 3 height selections is selected. Can make it work by leveraging the handle down (or back towards me) to keep the cleaning head a little off of the carpet-any suggestions or ideas?
Would suggest the drive belt is stretched and thus is slipping when contact is made with the carpet. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Bissell Pro Heat 2X carpet cleaner and the brushes spin, then stop. I turn it off and when I re-start, the brushes do not spin until I push foreward. The it spins and stops again. Both belts are tight. The brushes spin if held above the carpet, but upon contact with carpet it stops. Same thing on a hard surface.
The reason for the brushes to stop when it is above any surface is there is a switch in the handle that stops the brushes so it dont burn your motor up it may have a faulty switch. ... Bissell Carpet Cleaner Powerbrush Deep Cleaner Vacuum
The agitator brush on my Hoover vac. won't spin when it is lowered to the carpet.
My Vaccuum Hoover U5763-900 wind tunnel Twin Chamber is barely used. Belt is in tact and agitator is not worn. Nothing clogged. Agitator spins fine off the ground or on hard surface or flat rug. Once on carpet, the agitator won't spin. Not sure why. I have taken it apart over and over again.
... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hoover Windtunnel U5750-900 Agitator brush is weak. It turns fine if I tilt the vacuum back, but it slows to almost 1/4 speed when it touches carpet, even on the highest carpet setting. I've replaced the agitator belt twice. The brush used to turn powerfully even on the lowest (Hard Floor) setting. Ideas? I should probably lube the agitator brush ball bearings, and re-check the belt, but, other than that, I'm stumped.
... Hoover U5750-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have Hoover WindTunnel Air Upright Vacuum - UH70400 just used couple of times. While vacuuming the carpet carpet fringes were rolled up in to brushroll and brushrol stopped working. It means vacuum is not working effectively now. Brushroll indicator is flickering.
... Hoover Vacuums
Hoover Windtunnel smells like burnt rubber replaced belts brush doesn't spin when placed on carpet height adjustments won't move
Sounds like you have a bad brush roll(48414115), take it out and see the the ends turn freely or not, if not, then replace it. Also check the the slots that the brush roll sits in to make sure they haven't melted. I am assuming that the ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a hoover windtunnel upright vacuum bought it a few months ago and now the brush spinning stopped working.
You probably have a broken belt, or the belt came off. The Self Propel Windtunnel has an issue with the pulley that tightens the V-belt in place getting stuck and needs to be taken apart and released, but most l ... Hoover Vacuums
On my Hoover Savvy U8174-900 on carpet setting, the brush spins when I pull the vacuum towards me, but stops when I push it forward. Belt is tight and fine.
Hoover savvys have two very common problems that cause this. The first and most obvious is the belt that you checked already. Many times the belt is tight but those particular belts have teeth and should you lose any teeth on the brushroller OR th ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hoover F7431-900 my carpet shampooer/steam vac was working fine until the brushes at the bottom of it just miraculously stopped working. they wont spin at all. Is this a motor problem? perhaps a water flow problem? please write back if you can be of any help. thanks
If the screen is not dirty, and the flapper valve to the turbine inlet is open, then the problem is mostly a stuck turbine impeller. The turbine impeller on my F7431-900 has seized TWICE!! The shaft for the turbine is not made of stainless steel, t ... Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum
Suction Problem I just borrowed the Hoover Steam Vac Deluxe w/ 5 brush agitator from my neighbor and it worked ok for the first few minutes, although the suction would stop and go. When I had enough water to dump I did it and when I put it back on it no longer sucked the water up from the carpet. She admits to having it for 15 years, but why did it have to break on me. Makes me look as though I did it!
Check and make sure the dirt water tank is properly on if it it is chech inside the lide to make sure the red stopper is not stuck to the top this will cut off the suction ... Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum
Suction button Although my Hoover Spin scrub is working perfecting dispensing the solution, when I go to suck up the solution from the carpet--I am having problems with the RED suction button that keeps popping up. I have to stop the cleaner and lift up the dirty water container to break the suction. Ive tried cleaning the netting that is encased around it, but still no luck. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks
This happens when the filter on the inside of the lid for the dirty water tank is pushed all of the way up. You need to leave a 1/4 in. gap from the top to the top of the filter ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright 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
Hoover 5470-900 no longer contacts carpet with beater brush
Your floor adjustment spring is broken there is a plastic slider and clip if it is broken the height adj will not work you should get a new vacuum because this repair can cost as much as a new vac.also this is a common problem with the hoover brand I ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Have Hoover F7452900 spin vac carpet shampooer and brushes won't spin. The screen by the brushes is clean and they are place in position to clean on carpet. I noticed that when I have the brushes out of the machine and turn it on that the white square that is on the base of the machine does not spin--this is where part of the brush connector fastens to make bristles spin.
... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
Bissell pet hair eraser vac, beater brush stops spinning when on carpet of any length, belt is new, hose is securley attached and it will only spin like a carpet sweeper while on carpet?
... Bissell 3920 Bagless Upright Vacuum
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
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.
... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Vaccuum is barely used. Belt is in tact and agitator is not worn. Nothing clogged. Agitator spins fine off the ground or on hard surface or flat rug. Once on carpet, the agitator won't spin. Not sure why. I have taken it apart over and over again.
Vacuum height is set too low, jamming the brush ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Brush roller spins until it touches the carpet, then stops. I have already replaced the belt and it continues to stop when it touches the carpet
Saw another answer saying to put electrical tape on the brush roller where the belt contacts it. I was thinking that the brush roller bearings have probably worn out, and the roller needs to be replaced. But electrical tape is a lot cheaper. ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a brand new hoover canister s3755 and the beater brush will not turn on the carpet it spins fine as soon as you lift it slightly off of the floor, I can't imagine it is the belt as the mac
It's commonly the belt when they're new. More explained here:http://www.vacuummedic.com/blog/2012/10/09/my-brand-new-vacuum-doesnt-work/Call Hoover and complain, they'll likely send you a new one. The service centers will not ... Vacuums
Hoover SteamVac Spin Scrub carpet cleaner has lost suction
... Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum