Having problems with your Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum ?

The brushes do not rotate when cleaning carpet. Is in carpet clean mode and will not rotate. I did clear the filter underneath.


Answers :

(1) Assure the Brush Control on the hood is NOT set to the OFF position.
\015\012(2) Remove the brush assembly by pulling/unlatching it from base on each side.
\015\012(3)Does one of the brushes have the drive pin present? It should be about ¼ inch square, and two inches long. It attaches the brushes to the drive mechanism
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