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

MOST of the time, the brush will not turn. Sometimes it does when I mess with the carpet heighth knob. I really don't think that a belt is broken, otherwise it would never turn. Any ideas??

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Since the brush turns when you tamper with the height knob, then you are right that the belt is not broken.

If the brush turns at a height to the carpet, then there is a problem with the mechanism that is turning the brush.

Try to ensure that there is no blockage in the mechanism, and i suggest you take it to a service center for more thorough servicing on the engine, and if you insist on doing it yourself.

Follow the process below, and ensure you take note of every screw and wiring you disconnect.

  1. Get the appropriate screwdriver,
  2. \015\012
  3. Unscrew the components and dismantle every part of the hoover,
  4. \015\012
  5. Take note of every wire and connection you disconnected,
  6. \015\012
  7. Clean up the brush out all forms of dirt you find in the mechanism,
  8. \015\012
  9. You might also detect the faulty component in the mechanism or wiring of the machine, observe if it is what you can fix manually or replace,
  10. \015\012
  11. After running a quick service on the device, then you can reverse the process for reassembling the hoover back.
Take care

If the brushes on your Hoover carpet cleaner fail to spin, there may be a\015\012 problem---some sort of blockage---with the suction or with the belt \015\012that turns the brushes.

Turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, \015\012and inspect the brush area. Debris, strings, or pet hair may be tangled in the \015\012rollers, keeping them from turning. Use a pair of scissors to cut away \015\012any obstructions in this area. Flip the Hoover carpet cleaner back over,\015\012 and turn it on to see if cleaning the rollers has solved the problem.

To\015\012 check the belt, turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and remove the \015\012bottom plate screw with a Phillips head screwdriver. Investigate the \015\012belt area to see if it is broken or has somehow slipped off. If it is \015\012broken, you can order a part from Hoover.com or from many of the other \015\012online parts stores.

When the belt arrives, simply slide it on \015\012in place of the broken belt, reattach the bottom plate and turn the \015\012Hoover carpet cleaner right-side up. Turn it on to test your solution.\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012
Take care.

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