Having problems with your Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum ?
7600 model - motor runs and good suction present
Does not self propel and brush does not rotate although I can turn it easily
Your brush drive belt has broken. Generally you need to remove the bottom of the machine in order to get to it. On the belt you should see numbers even if you don't, just look on the bag that the new one comes in for the brand and model you have. Belts are usually sold where you got the vacuum, at wal mart or sometimes even in supermarkets. All you need is a phillips screwdriver to remove the bottom cover. the belt should stretch to be fitted properly. If it's loose it won't work. When you have the brush out, it's a good time to cut away any hair etc that gets wound around the ends of the spindles too.
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7600 model - motor runs and good suction present Does not self propel and brush does not rotate although I can turn it easily
Your brush drive belt has broken. Generally you need to remove the bottom of the machine in order to get to it. On the belt you should see numbers even if you don't, just look on the bag that the new one comes in for the brand and model you have. Bel ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.
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Hoover Upright Bagless WindTunnel does not self propel (U6625-900). Belts are new, Brush turns strongly. Wheels propel forward very weakly and do not reverse when the handle is pulled backward. Is there a mechanical link from the self propel switch to the "transmission" ? Are there any gears that could be worn or not engaging properly?
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Self propell doesn't work. Motor spins and belt burns, brushes do not turn. model Hoover self propelled u6425-900
May be a stripped sprocket/cog or snapped shaft. check and replace as needed. ... Hoover Vacuums
I have a Hoover Wind Tunnel Self-propelled vacuum. I changed the belts because the brush was not turning. After replacing the belts the brush is still not turning what can be wrong?
There are two belts on the wind tunnel this video will show you how to repair ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Just replaced the belts on my Hoover Windtunnel II self-propelled vacuum. The brushes are now turning ok, but the self propelled feature is not working. Squeals when when you lock it in the upright position.
Check the plastic part, which the the self propelled cable is attached to. (release the handle, tilt it back. You should be able to see the cable attached by a screw to a black plastic arm.) It is either broken or the cable is lose. ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
Hoover U6445-900 bagged self propelled Mach 6.9 brush will not turn, replaced belts, not the problem....housing cover seems loose & when manifulated the belt brush will turn. Any ideas on what the problem could be? Thanks!
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Brush won't turn and self propel doesn't work
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I havea Bissell ProHeat Model 7901. My problem is that the brush doesn't rotate. I have removed the access cover and both belts and found that the central cylinder for both belts is frozen and will not turn easily. Both belts are fine, except they are now burnt from this cylinder not being able to rotate. What I need is how do I remove the top cover to get at this cylinder to remove it and free it up?
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Bad smell after using my windtunnel for a couple of minutes i noticed an odd smell. i turned it over and checked, the belts are fine but i cleaned out the hair anyway. after doing that the self propel seems to struggle and it is hard to push. when i look through the window on the top i can see the brush spinning freely but then when i push it, it slows down dramatically and then picks up again. the suction is fine. what do you recommend?
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Hoover U6485900 Self-propelled windtunnel brushed do not turn
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V belt on hoover windtunnel self-propelled will not tighten to turn brush
Is it stretched or worn? If it is you can get a replacement here:Windtunnel V Belt ... Vacuums
Hoover self propelled bagged windtunnel upright model #U6435-900...how do you remove the green plastic shell cover to get to the part that secures the v belt...we need to secure the bolt and cannot get the area. Brushes and transmission wheel not rotating? thanks
Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012Here's a great video repair tutorial that we've put together to try and help you with the repair on your Hoover WindTunnel. I hope that this helps you with your repair. If you found this solution ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
Brush will not rotate. Have replaced both belts. Self propeled windtunnel model
You might need a new agitator (brush). if you caught something on it like : shoe laces, socks or anything that stops the brush. you should see on the brush were the v-belt goes burn marks or even gashes. this is a indication that you need a new brush ... Vacuums
I have a self propelled Royal Dirt Devil vacuum model number 087900 and it goes backward fine but forward has to be pushed so hard it's impossible. Is this a switch? Do you know about how much the part would cost and can it be done by a beginner. We fix a lot of things ourselves but we aren't mechanics by no means. We put a brand new belt on it. I don't think it can be put on backwards and brush turns fine. Where is the switch? Use layman's terms.
You might try a new belt and/or brush roll. The brush roll is what helps pull a vacuum forward, the power drive helps, but if the brush isn't turning like it should, then it will hinder forward motion. The belt may look ok, but they stretch to the ... Vacuums
I have a Kenmore canister 'hose 360 swivel' vaccum. It is very new; it is not self-propelling anymore, nor is it sucking. The brushes work great and are rotating just fine. Help!
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Brush will not turn and machine has stop self-propelling forward.
Two things to check out.\015\0121- Any broken belts that need to be replaced?\015\0122- Brush is frozen and needs to be removed, cleaned and lubricated and reassembled.\015\012\015\012My guess is there is a problem with the belts. ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
U6485-900 WindTunnel Self-Propelled I changed the belts but there is not enough tension on the brush drive belt to get it to rotate
I had the exact same problem with my Hoover U6485-900 Anniversary upright, self propelled, vacuum. It would move backwards and forwards, had good vacuum, but wouldn't pick up much because the brush/roller was not turning very well. I replaced the m ... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Bissell proheat 2x carpet cleaner when the switch is turned on the brushes rotate fot 2 seconds then STOP ,, iIf I turn it off and on again ithe brushes will rotate for 2seconds and STOP again ?? brushes rotate for
Hey, sorry to hear you're having difficulty with the brushes. Here's a quick link to troubleshooting steps.\015\012http://www.bissell.com/FAQDetail.aspx?id ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
Stopped running My mother's Oreck vacuum sound as if there was something bogging the rotating brush down. I pulled the bottom cover off and found nothing wrapped around or restricting the brush. I tried to finish vacuuming with the problem then I turned it off to move a chair and turned it back on it would do nothing. Any suggestions as to what could be causing the vacuum to sound as if the rotating brush is being restricted from turning. There was not odor of burning as if the motor was in a bi
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Now that I just fixed my Lux Legacy canister vacuum, I need help on my other Electrolux Regency Series upright! The vacuum works fine but the rotating brush does not work and the brush motor does not turn on. Tried cleaning the brush and hitting hte reset button to no avail. This upright has a triple setting switch and I checked the each of the wires seem to be attached. Tried rotating the brush by hand and it would not budge. Was going to "encourage" the brush to turn with a set of articula
There are a couple rectangular holes on the bottom of the power nozzle, beside the wheels. These have tabs in them that need released with a standard screwdriver. \015\012 ... Vacuums
My bissell 82h1 has developed a very loud clattering noise. I cleaned the brushes and checked everything I could easily access to no avail. When I turn it on with the brush removed, the sound level is normal. With the brush in place, I can easily turn it by hand with no indication of it hitting anything.
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I have a Dirt Devil Vision self-propelled vacuum cleaner. Recently, the self-propelled feature is stuck in the backward mode, so it only goes backwards! I can get it to go forward if I push really hard (i guess it is good for a workout!). I try to turn off the propel feature completely, but it will not turn off. please help!
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