Having problems with your Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum ?
Brushes stopped turning
Check the drive peg that turn the brushes it may have broke and needs replaceing this link is for the manual it will show you how to get the brushes off.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
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
Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.
The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums
My hoover spin scrub brushes stopped spinning and i have cleaned intake filter and tried to turn the thing that spins it...when brushes are off the hole turns then as soon as i connect brushes the brushes will not turn what else can i do!!???
My Hoover spin/scrub floor cleaner has stopped scrubbing- the brushes spin for a few seconds right after turning it on, then stop until I turn it off and then on again. How can I fix this? I do not have a lot of money. I have taken off and cleaned the brushes and bottom vacuum opening.
Hi giacoma11,The common cause for this problem is the belt of your vacuum. It could be that the belt came loose or already worn out and needs replacement. To check if the belt is loose all you need to do is unscrew the bottom of the vacuu ... Hoover H3060 FloorMate SpinScrub 800 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a Bissell Pro Heat 2X carpet cleaner and the brushes spin, then stop. I turn it off and when I re-start, the brushes do not spin until I push foreward. The it spins and stops again. Both belts are tight. The brushes spin if held above the carpet, but upon contact with carpet it stops. Same thing on a hard surface.
The reason for the brushes to stop when it is above any surface is there is a switch in the handle that stops the brushes so it dont burn your motor up it may have a faulty switch. ... Bissell Carpet Cleaner Powerbrush Deep Cleaner Vacuum
Shark Euro-pro EP621 Bagless Upright Vacuum. Q regarding the brush not spinning / after troubleshooting and taking actions listed below, it now spinning for a few secs, but then stopping. Already removed hair, strings, etc. Checked that belt is aligned properly, checked that small wheel that turns belt is working (spins fine when belt removed. Oiled the turning parts a bit, that made it spin better, but still stops. It turns about 3-4 seconds then stops. If I switch it off and on again, I get ag
... Euro-Pro EP621 Bagless Upright 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
Orecks have a plastic fan inside and everything you pick up hits it, sometimes things can get stuck in there or break the fan locking up the motor. With the machine off, poke around where the dirt goes into the motor, behind the roller and see if you ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
The brushes spin very, very slowly and stop altogether sometimes - like they just don't have any power behind them.I've cleaned the brushes and also turned it on without the brushes inside to see if the female plug that the brushes go into turns - it does, but not very fast. My husband said he thought he smelled something - like burning. Is there a way to take the underside cover off and clean something?
... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
Brushes stopped The brushes stopped turning while using the cleaner. I removed the brushes to see if the spindle was broken, it wasn't. I then removed the top plastic cover and checked the switch that engages the brushes; it didn't seem to be moving correctly. There's one spring on the switch - should there be two? Or do you think something has broken on the inside? Thanks for any help
Most likely the turbine is bad, it may just be clogged up, you can take it apart and clean it out real good. That may work, but it may not. Sometimes it is best to replace the turbine. ... Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum
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.
... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum
7901-1 brush stopped turning belts are O.K. brush can be turned but is too stiff for the belt to make it turn.
You may need to replace the brush unit. Make sure your belt is tight and turns. ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
In my (almost new) Dyson DC31 Animal the rolling brush tends to stop like the bearing was kind of difficult to turn. I opened the side carter and removed the little belt. Without the belt the engine runs regularly. I cleaned the little knots of hairs trapped in the bearing but still the brush runs for a while then stops, tries for a bit then stops again. I even tryed putting a bit of synthetic lubricant with apparently no result. Could it be a defective bearing? Thanks for your help.
... Dyson DC31 Animal Bagless Handheld Cyclonic Vacuum
Brush roll belt stops turning when in position to vacuum. Does turn when vacuum is turned onto side. Belt is in tact, brush roll is fine. What's going on?
I think I know what the problem is with your machine. It's a rather lengthy repair, and I'll be happy to photograph it for you (like I do on most of my Fixya answers), but I'd like to know before doing all of that if you still need help, or if you' ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
4870 Boss Smartvac. The vacuum tipped over and now the brush control lever will not stay in the carpet position. I can't get the brush to turn unless I push down and hold the lever. As soon as I let up on the lever the brush stops turning. Any ideas. The vacuum is only a month old.
The Boss has a slide lever on the top of the power nozzle with two position choices. One position is "Carpet" and the other is "hard/bare Floor". The power nozzle brush roll is activated when the lever is in the Carpet position, and it is t ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
The rotator brush stopped turning. it turns fine
The brush roll will only spin when your handle is not in the locked upright position, once the handle goes upright - the brushroll de-activates ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum
The brush bar on my Dyson DC17 stopped turning.
If this model has a brush control - i.e a roller at the side of the model which controls brush to spin or not, then its a protected brush model - therefore even if the drive belt is intact the Dyson would have to be repaired by a service personnel or ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Eureka 4870 brush won't stop turning in upright position
There will be a linkage that as come loose and not operating the limit switch to turn it off, try looking at 23. Idler Clamp Assembly on the link below. ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum
When the power head is turned on it goes from green light to red light and stops. The belt is fine and there is no obstructions in the brush to stop it from turning.
This will happen only when the brush or motor does not turn the right speed \015\012make sure to pull the end caps off the brush and clean any hairs or fibers from it\015\012the motor you can try and turn it by hand with out the belt on a ... Fantom Vacums Lighting Canister Vacuum
The brush on my Electrolux Ambassador III vacum stops turning after vacuming for only a few minutes every time I use it. The power nozzel is less than a year old and except for the brush not wanting to turn, it operates just fine. Any suggestions on how to fix the problem?
... Electrolux Vacuums
My machine (Hoover Wind Tunnel - bagless) is only 1 yr. old. The agitator brush doesn't turn all the time. I know it's not supposed to turn when in the upright position. However, it only seems to work when I have the setting on high. When I stop, but have not put the machine in the upright position, it stops again and then slowly starts moving. Could the V-belt be worn out already? In the owner's manual it states that this belt is not normally replaced. The exact same thing happened with my old
Sounds like you should do two things:\015\0121- Remove and clean the beater brush of all debris as best you can. At the end of the brush you will see a hard rubber piece, at both ends, that holds it in place in the body of the vacuum.\015\012Add som ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
When i start the vacum the brushes trun for about 3-5 seconds then stops. the vacum still runs,its just the brushes stop turning, what should i do?
If your machine has no power or interrupted power, please check the following:\012 \012- Make sure the power cord is plugged into a functioning outlet to check for power.- The handle may not be installed properly, causing a ... Bissell Healthy Home HEPA Bagless Upright Vacuum - Metallic Blue
I noticed that the little side brush doesn't turn anymore and the Dirt Dog stops about every minute now so I have to keep turning it back on! I have dismantled the brushes and cleaned everything out but that didn't help at all. It doesn't really come apart any more than that for cleaning. Any suggestions as to where my problems may lie?
... iRobot 1100 Dirt Dog Bagless Robotic Vacuum
My bissell 9400's brush rollers do not stop turning. When I was using the hose attachment for the stairs the handle was in the upright position and the brushes kept turning. Also water was leaking out of the rear right side onto the the carpet under the machine.
... Bissell 9400 ProHeat Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have an electrolux renaisence vacuum. the brush in the floor attachment turns but I have no suction. When I change to bare floor option on the handle the brush stops turning (correct) but I still have no suction. The lights on the handle showing --floor,carpet, high and low all work.
Sounds like you have a clog, either in the hose or the inlet by the brush roll. ... Vacuums
Brushes stopped turning and a red light turned on
... Electrolux Vacuums