Having problems with your Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum ?

Brushes will not spin while locked in machine..

\015 I have a hoover steam vac spin scrub that has the 5 brush. i turn my machine on and the brushes do not spin, i can turn them by hand when they are not inserted and locked in but when they r in they will not spin. they r clean and the spin brush speed is on but still they will not spin, could you possibly be able to give me n e advice, in order to go to a repair shop would be really hard due to i do not drive and the closest one is far away from here considering where i live and all. please any suggestions that might be able to help me out..\015

Answers :

\015\012\015\012I have the same problem and think I know the solution.\015\012
The plastic pegs on the housing unit for the brushes have been stripped out. The pegs are supposed to be squared tip to click into the square hole of the machine. If the pegs aren't the same shape as the hole, the machine can't grab them to spin the brushes.\015\012\015\012
\015\012The tallest peg on mine somehow got stripped to a rounded shape. I tried wrapping tape, plastic, etc around the peg to make it fit in the hole snug, but it only worked for a few seconds and broke again. I am going to have to replace the brush set. You can order parts from Hoover but I haven't priced them yet.\015\012
\015\012I hope this helps you. Certainly is cheaper than replacing a motor or machine.
Sounds like the motor that drives the brushes is shot. Try calling the Hoover company and explain to the them issue and see what they say about it. Most likely they will tell you to take it to a repair shop.
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