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I have an old Hoover Comet dual brush floor polisher and I want to know how to clean the brushes
\015 I have an old Hoover Comet dual brush hard floor polisher /cleaner. It is from the 1960's - 70's and still works great. I want to know how to clean the brushes and would love a users manual.\015
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I have an old Hoover Comet dual brush floor polisher and I want to know how to clean the brushes
I have a vax cylinder model V-094. Working fine then started to play up. Switch it on and the motor seems to struggle to power up. Kind of wurrs up and down. Was thinking it could be the brushes have worn. Tokk to bits and cleaned her up, took a look at motot and brushes, cleaned them too, back together and still them same problem. Help please, hoover is not old but has done some work really don't want to through away something that can be fixed.
Hi.\015\012\015\012after all you have done I would be pretty confident its the motor thats faulty they are expensive to buy so machine is going to be scrap,\015\012\015\012Sorry.\015\012\015\012 ... Vacuums
The vacuum is making a noise like something is stuck when it is in the carpet position but not when in the floor position. I can't find anything that is stuck in the areas that I can see. I have cleaned the brush but it does not seem to want to turn. Does this machine need to be oiled so the roller will turn? Is there a way to check inside the motor? Do you think that because the brush won't turn that is making the noise? Do you know of any repair shops in the Lake Havasu City, Arizona area?
As far as the roller brush goes, yes, it does need to be cleaned. Follow the directions to remove it and clean as best you can of all debris. On both ends of the roller brush there will be two "holders" of sort that connect the brush to the frame o ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
My Hoover floormate motor started smoking. It is over 9 years old. I keep the floor brushes clean. I am wonder if replacing the mother is worth it.
MSRP on this motor is $69.95. Labor may be another $30.00. I often see these units in thrift shops, which may be worth a try. ... Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
Hoover tempo It will still **** through the hose but not from the brush-bottom. Can't find a reset button. Vacuum was GREAT and is only about three weeks old. I know it still works because it has plenty of strength through hose, but won't pick up when rolled across floor. thanks! Marian
Sounds like a blockage or belt off in the foot of the vacuum. there is no reset button on this model. ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
I used my Hoover FloorMate, SpinScrub Hard Floor Cleaner for the first time today. My intent was to clean the grout in my kitchen/family room floor. Since the water was dirty I know it cleaned the grout but I was only so-so pleased with the results. Any hints? What about the grout solution? Do you mean I can only use the Hoover product?
The Hoover model 800 has seperate brush assembly to do grout. The 500 model (yours) has only the one hight brushes so other means must be taken to do grout. I have a 500 and all tile floors and I'm bumbed too.\015\012\015\012Kirk Thompson ... Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
I live in Mexico and have a Electrolux Easy Box Vacuum...I am looking for a hard floor brush that will fit the hose as my old Sears brushes are a little too small.This model is bagless and may only be sold here,but I do not care for the floor/rug brush combo brush as it does not clean tile floors very well.I would order and have a friend in the states bring to me.Thank you,Linda Staton Cozumel Mexico
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I have the Hoover max Extract 77 and when I'm cleaning the carpet, the clean water tank leaks on the floor, even if I'm not squeezing the trigger. The clean tank doesn't leak when I fill it, but once I place it where it fits and start using the vacuum, the clean water drains out on the floor. The dirty tank fills up, so the suction works, but, I don't know what is going on?
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I have a hoover all terrain cleaning for carpets and hard floors and the Brushes will not rotate. I have replaced the filter on the bottom which is recommended by hoover and the brushes still wont rotate. Please advise
I assume this unit has no mechanism to turn the brush but instead using the air flow to activate the brush, in this instance it could be that there is dirt which is caught up in the brush which is stopping the rotation.A nice good clean and make sure ... Hoover Vacuums
Hoover Max Extract LS F6056900 Hand Tool not working / Cleaning Solution I need to know what I need to get in order to have the hand tool work on this model. Also, what cleaning solution is best for pet stains? Tried cleaning, pre-treating with Spot Shot and towel and/or scrub brush, then cleaning, still doesn't work. PLEASE HELP!!
I recently purchased a Hoover SteamVac to replace an old one because the brushes would not turn. I used it last week and then tried to use it last night and the same thing happened w/ the brand new model - the brushes won't. I've cleaned the brushed, the filter and everything else I can see. Can you help?
Those things are a waste of money you better off renting one. but the only thing i could think of is that something is stuck or your belt came off track ... Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum
Folks, My wife and I own a three-year-old Hoover U6434-900 self-propelled "Wind Tunnel" upright vacuum cleaner. The problem is that, even on the highest setting (front-end as high as possible), it gets bogged-down in even shallow pile carpet to the point that the brush stops. I've cleaned the machine thoroughly, pulling hair, thread, dental floss and such from the brush (and everywhere else), including unscrewing the brush end caps and pulling out the cat hair mats which formed in there.
Check to see if the V belt sits too deep in the brushroll groove, if it sits too deep you will need to replace the brushroll. the top of the belt should be about flush with the brushroll. also you have to take the screws out of the self propelled uni ... Vacuums
I have a Hoover steam vac Model #F5865-900. I am unable to have the cleaning mode change from tools to floor when lowering the handle release. I hear a click, but the indicator stays on tool. I need to know how to get to the assembly that controls the cleaning mode.
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How is the V-belt tension adjusted (Hoover Model U6439-900)or how do I know if the tension is correct? There seems to be a lot of "play" in the belt and I'm wondering if that is the reason the brush roll only turns as the wheels turn, regardless of the carpet height setting. And yes, the brush roll is set for carpet, not hard floor. Or is the cause of the problem something other than the V-belt? A new flat belt was installed when the machine was professionally serviced so I assume (?) that was a
The V-Belt is not adjustable. There are two ways the belt has no tension: (1) when the handle is upright, a mechanical lever takes the drive tension off the belt, and (2) the brush roll lever setting you described. The upper handle would have to be ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
My pet hair eraser smells like it is burning all the time and sounds funny. The brush will not spin once you have it on the carpet unless you hold it up a little while you are cleaning but then the whole vaccume is not on the floor. I have cleaned all filters and all and it does the same thing. My sister has the same machine because I raved at how wonderful this thing was for pet hair and mine has not worked right since it was about a year old and hers has had the same exact problem since it was
We had the same problem, and it turned out that the roller wheel height setting had broken, for no apparent reason, and was "floppy" so we had to lock it in to one setting with epoxy. Limits utility, but it works. Sort of. ... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum
My DC17 is only a few months old, but I've already had to clean the filter. Since I reassembled everything, I'm finding chunks of carpet fiber and dog fur on top of the filter inside the filter container. Iam getting slightly less suction from the floor assembly as well. I've checked the hoses, brush, and brushed out the inside of the plastic container, but hasn't helped. Ideas??
Everyone needs to own an air compressor,\015\012if you own a bagless vacuum\015\012\015\012You blow it out every other time you use it.\015\012\015\012Without compressed air, all vacuums will just\015\012basically ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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
There is a high pitches nosie coming from my dyson. It mainly happens when the flooring type changes whilst hoovering. Everything else is ok. It sounds to me like the drive belt for the brush bar or could it be the clutch. Hoover is over 10yrs old but is in good order and well looked after, this is really the first thing that has ever gone wrong with it.
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Water? I want to clean my couches but I don't know were you put the water not the old water I know where you put the cleaner but don't water supposed to be mixed in with the cleaner?
There are two tanks on that machine. The lower tank is the recovery for the dirty water and the upper tank is for the clean water solution. You mix the detergent with the clean water and away you go. ... Hoover F5866-900 SteamVac Deluxe Wet/Dry 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
Is it possible to take the Hoover Brush Block Assembly F7220-900 #48437029 apart so that I can thoroughly clean inside the block? It looks like it could, but I don't want to break it by trying.
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Hoover Windtunnel T-Series UH20700 9 mos old. Keeps clogging in hose just above the beater brush assembly. I think it clogs because the suction is too weak to pull much through. Primary filter is clean and HEPA filter is replaced. Even when everything is unclogged, suction is weak compared to another unit (same model) that a friend has. Any ideas?
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Small office and am tried of buying vacuums every year. Rug and tile flooring. looking for specs on the Hoover U6485-900. Want to know the AMP, wattage, airflow, HEPA, water life of 90 inhces or more? Basically lookiing for detailed specs and/or recommendations
I f you are serious about getting a machine that will last you a long time I recommend you go and get your self a Tri-Star. This is a high end ... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright 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
I'm using a steam vac for the first time, i wanted to know if the bottom piece that you empty out the dirty water has to have water in to use it. or is it suppose to be empty?it's an upright hoover steamvac for heavy traffic areas and spot cleaning
Hello,\012The bottom piece should be empty when you use your machine. Make sure you rinse it our real good when you are finished.I hope this helps. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum