Having problems with your Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum ?

Hoover steam cleaner spin scrub brushes wont turn cant find belt


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I just brought mine home...assembled per instructions and tried all the troubleshooting thus far to no avail. So I popped off the brushes per instructions and took a screwdriver to the hole where the brushes axle inserts underneath the vacuum and turned the whole manually. This either a) loosened it a little from the factory or b) moved the blades that the centrifuge was forcing to more optimum positions. In either case, the blades started working. note: when you turn, you should feel some resistance. As others noted, if it doesn't turn at all, turns way to freely or doesn't turn smoothly, then it's a bearing issue.
Two checks:
\015\012(1) Remove the brushes by pulling down on the two ends. Is the squaare drive pin present on top of one brush? It should be about 1/4 inch square, and two inches long. That connects the brush to the drive mechanism.
\015\012(2) Remove and clean the inlet filter. It is in a red panel, behind the brushes, under the cleaner. Squeeze the two panel tabs together, and pull down to extend from the base. Cleane the hair/debris from the filter screen.
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