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Check the belt isnt broken
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I have the bissell powerglide vacuum with the turbo brush attachment. Being the neighborhood "cat lady", I love this attachment -- that is, I did until it just stopped spinning. I don't see anything blocking the brush. It just doesn't spin when I attach it to the vacuum hose.


1. this could be (2) things that are happening or 32. there is hair surround the spindle (rotation) brush tool blocking rotation or you have a motor that has failed and it is not turning the rotation brush.3. the switch (on /off) has fail ... Vacuums

The brush wont spin but the attachments will - Vacuums


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I cut all of the hair out of the bottom of the spin-brush on the Dyson Upright Animal Vacuum. Now I dont think I can get the brush back in there correctly. If I squeeze it in there (which it is a VERY tight fit...) then it wont spin. Any thoughts?


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Agitator brush wont spin once vacuum is placed on floor


Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=618889&thid=573865\015\012Agitator brush wont spin once vacuum is placed on...\015\012Posted by coral7980 on May 05, 2008\015\01 ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

So i was vacuuming and pulled up a throw rub for about 10 seconds or less. i turned off the vacuum and and now the brushes wont spin. what do you think i should do? Thanks Tommy


You burned a flat spot in your belt - replace it. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Smell/suction I have a Eureka Altima Model 2991 Type AVZ. I have suction when I use the power paw and attachments. I have all hoses clear. My brush is spinning and belt is not broken (I opened it up and checked), but I have no suction when I turn it on to vacuum my living room carpet. I also have a burning smell to go with it after about 30 seconds. I've never had a problem with this vacuum cleaner before.


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For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.


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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 vacuum suction still works but the brush wont turn. It still looks like the belt is intact and attached properly.


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Your belt has broken and therefore the brush isn't spinning. You can find any vacuum belt at www.vacbelts.com. ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

I think my vacuum is even older. It's a tank type. My carpet attachment won't spin where the brush rotates.


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