Having problems with your Bosch 12-Amp Formula Canister Vacuum with Hepa Filtration Bagged Vacuum ?

The brush doesn't turn when I tried to clean the carpet.


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I have the same problem on my 2-month old brush! It's an older model, so no reset buttons are available. Unfortunately for me, customer service was no help. I took a flat screw driver, opened the casing and started exploring. Wires were all connected and the is was turning the brush if the motor turns. I haven't fixed it just yet, but I think my problem is that the wires are cut just before entering into the long tube connecting to the vacuum (I have a canister vacuum). Even though the yellow coating of the wires were not cut through, you could tell they looked a little skimpy and sure enough, when held to the light you could tell the wires were not connected inside the yellow coating. I think this should be an easy fix enough that I can do it by myself. I recommend that you look inside your brush as well and see if it's anything obvious.
Easiest fix would be to check to see if the belt is broken or not moving.\015\012If it is not broken yet not moving then most likely the brush that it turns is frozen.\015\012Follow the directions to change the belt. Once you get the brush out of the unit clean it as best you can. Spray some WD40 on the plastic tabs at the ends that hold it into the vacuum head.\015\012When reassembling, might as well add a new belt.\015\012
\015\012If you find this solution to be of help, I would appreciate a Thumbs Up rating from you.\015\012Paul
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