Having problems with your Hoover F5866-900 SteamVac Deluxe Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

My rotating brushes stopped rotating and my steam vac smells hot...is it a belt?


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The hot smell makes me thing the motor is stuck
do not attempt to use it unless you can rotate the motor by hand. If the motor spins freely then it could be a belt. check if the belt turns
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