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

The brushes won't turn. I have turned the switch

\015 The brushes won't turn. I have turned the switch on and off with no change\015

Answers :

The brushes are turning by an air driven turbine. The turbine has a pivot bushing made of steel inside of it that gets rusty because of the water that is running through it. The turbine gear will have to be replaced. You can access the turbine gear by removing the hood. You can find a genuine hoover replacement part by following the link below. Just find the model number of your Hoover Steam vac.


It is part # 43191008
There is also an air inlet right below the speed switch. It has a screen on it, and if it gets clogged the air won't go through. Remove the clear plastic cover and you should be able to clean the screen.
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