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\015 Domvac,\015\012How can I fix this? I've had my Hoover just a bit over 2yrs, and now its spitting belts a lot.\015\012Sounds like maybe even a vacuum repair shop might not be able to fix it?\015\012I'd like to try myself.\015\012Thanks,\015\012Andy ([email protected])\015
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Hoover belt alignment issues
New main belt alignment for Hoover Windtunnel Mach 6.1. Belt moves 1/4 inch towards of vacuum cleaner and will not stay aligned on the V convex guide pulley
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=853508\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012New main belt alignment for\015\012Posted by donle ... Vacuums
Will turning the belt inside out on the hoover uh71011 fix the belt issue?
It will do no harm to try it ... Vacuums
ON the Hoover U578-900, does the brush belt suppose to ride on the thin part of the spindal or on the thicker collar? Whe I added a new belt it aligned over the collar then moved to the thinner spindal and brrush will not turn.
... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum
Hoover SteamVac Dual V Widepath Brushes will not turn anymore, is it a belt or motor issue and can I fix it my self?
... Hoover Vacuums
Have the empower upright cleaner. belt broke. can not find part #36528-040belt. can find a lot of hoover belts but not this #.Is there another hoover belt that will work on this vac?
No. if the wrong belt you will have problems. This is a common belt for Hoover, it used to be 36528027, but the number changed to the 36528040, also 40201190 is the newest number for this belt. Most repair vacuum repair shops should have this belt. ... Vacuums
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
Windtunnel belt I have a new Hoover Windtunnel canister. The belt keeps coming off. It happened a couple weeks ago (several times after putting the belt back on) so I assumed I might need a new belt as it might have dried out at the store. I ordered new belts and today I used it for about an hour and the belt came off again, twice. There doesn't seem to be anything to hold the belt on the stem as it seems to slip off. I have tried it centered, to the left and to the right....can you help. I am v
I've successfully used a compatible belt - Royal 104425001 .It's still new, but for the time being at least - it works. ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum
Beater brushes not turning on the wife's Hoover Steam Vac model F5905-900. Found one prior ''solution'' stating that it sounded like the belt was bad. That was my original thought, but on checking schematics and trying to find part numbers at Sears Parts Direct and at Hoover, it does not appear the F5905-900 steam vac HAS any belts to begin with. What's next??
This one I can tell you about from personal experience with that generation Hoover Steam Vac. After using it about 7 or 8 times my brushes stopped turning also.I disassembled it (kind of like disassembling a Chinese puzzle box) and found ... Hoover F5905-900 Vacuum
Hoover carpet cleaner F7458-900 issue The detergent is not dispensing? Tried cleaning the valve cap (per Hoover manual) yet the issue persits. Any advise?
The pointed valve that is in the tank may need replacing. The two valves are a set. I just ordered some from www.usavacuum.com ... Hoover F7458-900 Upright Vacuum
I have an old Hoover vacuum model # U5035-930. The belt broke and I tried replacing the belt myself. I couldn't stretch the belt to attach it to the motor pully. It was belt # 38525-027 M6. Which I got from the previous owner. I took it to a vacuum repair place and he replaced it with belt # 38528-027 J4. I cannot find this belt anywhere.
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
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
Hoover bagless cannister 3765 - belt on power head slips off spindle. bought new belts - same problem. is this a design problem or can it be fixed? I don't want to take it to a repair shop 100 miles away and have them just put on a new belt. saw idea of smaller belt - what number? couldn't find suggested royal 104425001 belt.
I would not recommend a smaller belt. You will only wear the motor. This model series power nozzle needs to have a metal clip installed near the belt on the brush roller housing. I know that most of them left the factory without it. Remove the cover ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum
Belt type Ok, thank you for the help! I did have the top off, but did not know the taking the motor loose trick, thank you for that! Now I have a couple of more questions, and thank you so much for all of the help! I got a belt from sears, & the sales guy sold me an off brand belt. It looks just like the belt that broke, although do you have to force the motor back down into place? I think it may be the wrong belt? I have looked on the Hoover website & they do not even have parts listed fo
The belt number is 91001028. The belt will be snug but not real tight, so the belt you got may not be the right one. Most repair shops for vacuums should have this belt in stock. ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The belt is broken on our Hoover Allergen Filtration Model U5018-900 120 v. 60 Hz 12.0 A. Belt 38528040. Where can I get the belt and instructions on how to replace the broken belt?
The owner's manual can be downloaded here (in red, "Download the Instruction Manual (PDF))\015\012http://www.hoover.com/product.aspx?model=U501 ... Hoover U5018-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My hoover upright u8172-900. The unit provides suction, but roller does not turn. I can hear the motor click on when it is supposed to. I took the cover off, and found no belt. Does this one operate without a belt, or is it possible the belt was totally obliterated? I saw no place to connect a belt, but I didn't want to do too much disassembly at this time.
You need to replace your belt when belts get old they snap into and sometime or sucked up into your bag ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum
Drive belt keeps breaking on hoover windtunnel vacuum. Drive belt won't turn the agitator. Belt is new. Small belt is new. Agitator is new.
... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
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 Hoover Windtunnel U 6439-900. The agitator brush will not turn. I installed 2 new belts, # 38528034, and # 38528-035 There is so much slack in belt # 3852034 (brush drive) that it cannot grip the brush. There does not seem to be any adjustment to take up the slack. I've put in new belts twice now & cannot get brush to rotate or tighten the belt to the brush.
... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
I have a hoover wind tunnel model# u6476-900 and I'm having trouble replacing the belt. The extra belt that came with it was belt # 38528-035 and it's smaller then the old one and I'm having a hard time putting it on. Is this the right size belt?
Yes it is the right belt. the easiest way to get that belt on is to put it on the motor shaft first, stretch and start at the top of the self propelled pulley and rotate til the belt tracks on. you will need to keep pressure on the belt while you rot ... Hoover U6476-900 WindTunnel Vacuum
Hoover F6025900 Steam Vac Widepath LS, I own this steam vac and I found bits of rubber under the machine when I turned it on, smelled like burned rubber from a belt? Can you please tell me if there is a belt on this carpet cleaner and if so, how to access the belt? I have taken out some screws and still cant get to the belt? Thanks
Well there is no belt, and not sure what the rubber would be from, everything is plastic or metal. Unless it is really an electrical smell, which means the motor is going bad.\015\012\015\012 ... Hoover Vacuums
Belts I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do t
It is the flat belt that gets stretched and should be replaced at least every 6 months. The V belt wears down so it won't it right in the brush roll V. Maybe the belt tensioner wheel has a problem, sometimes they get hook up and won't engage the V ... Vacuums
Hoover windtunnel u6476-910. Brush does not roll. Flat belt and other belt are good. The other thicker belt (called V belt?) does not have tension with the brush roll. How do I make sure it is engaged? Is there a fix? Settings are in "Carpet", "Roll-on", etc. Cleand all hair and bags/filters already.
These machines had a defective switch and a bulletin was sent out to all service depots. If you contact any Hoover Warranty Depot, they will replace the switch, wiring harness and tool receiver under a no-charge warranty. It doesn't matter how old it ... Vacuums
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