Having problems with your Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum ?

The roll brush will not turn when on floor. Too much pressure stops brush. Changed belts and still not working


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Turn the belt inside out. This problem stems from a design flaw in the mechanism that turns the hoover from bare floor to carpet. After taking it apart I realized that the spring that pushes the belt tight (to make roller spin) is not any where near strong enough to keep the brush rolling. My solution was to turn the belt inside out (there by essentially shortening the belt and allowing enough pressure to be applied to the roller to keep it spinning. Horrible design flaw. I am an engineer and find this pathetic. Hope this helps someone.
Same problem. Brush won't turn. Changed belts, same thing. Free spins when lifted, but soon as touches floor, stops. I see all over the internet, this is a common problem but no one seems to know what causes it. Possibly.. Was there a sleeve around the pressure roller ? I see just a metal roller. Or was there a rubber insert on the roller groove ? Something had to take up more slack. The belt going to the roller is loose.

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