Having problems with your Hoover U6434-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Roller doesn't turn...no forward or backward...
Check the belt, if it's a belt driven brush roller. If not, check the bearings of the roller. You may need to replace the brush roller. Take it to a local shop and have it looked at.
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