Having problems with your Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

The beater brush wont spin because the brush roll is always in the off position. Moving the carpet/hard switch doesn't turn it on.


Answers :

Hello : \015\012
\015\012Try this please : \015\012
\015\012 Switch the carpet/bare floor dial back & forth 5 times, ending on carpet. Tilt the handle back as if to vacuum upright & lay the vacuum on its side so it is resting on the side opposite the carpet/bare floor dial. Turn the vacuum on.\015\012
\015\012Or Maybe the belt is broke. You will have to replace the belt before the roller can spin. You must have run over something in the carpeting like string or whatever to have it break. Happens all the time. Get several replacement belts to keep as spares while you're at it as nothing is worse then having to vacuum and no spare belts.\015\012
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\015\012Try this also please : \015\012
\015\012\015\012Things You'll Need:\015\012Phillips head #2 screwdriver\015\012Replacement belt for your vacuum model\015\012Spray lubricant, such as silicone spray or teflon lube.\015\012
\015\0121: Unplug the vacuum. Never work on an electrical appliance when it is plugged into an electrical outlet.\015\012
\015\0122: Turn the vacuum over and locate the plastic or metal plate that covers the rotating brush. Remove this plate.\015\012
\015\012Note: This plate is typically attached by a small number of Phillips head screws or by levers that turn and lock the plate in place. In either case, removing this plate is a simple task.\015\012
\015\0123:Identify the vacuum's rotating brush. This brush should have a black rubber belt wrapped around it, and stretched around the metal shaft of an electrical motor mounted somewhere toward the back of the vacuum.\015\012
\015\0124:Verify that the brush will rotate freely. Examine both ends of the brush to ensure that no threads, string, yarn, etc. have become wrapped around the ends and thus inhibited a free rotation.If there is foreign debris, remove the brush by sliding it up, away from the bottom of the vacuum. Remove the debris\015\012
\015\0125:Lubricate both ends of the rotating brush with the spray lubricant. Replace the brush into the grooves which hold it in place
\015\012\015\012Replace the existing belt on the brush assembly, or replace a broken belt with a new vacuum belt.\015\012
\015\0126:Verify that the brushes now turn freely when back in place and that the motor shaft turns as the brush rotor turns.\015\012
\015\012PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO RATE !\015\012
Turn the belt inside out this is a design flaw with the bare floor to carpet mechanism. The springs to initiate the brush are far to weak and do not create enough pressure to keep the brush rolling. By turning the belt inside out you are essentially shortening it (as it is no longer fitting into the belt notch. This is the only solution that I have found thus far but worked like a charm with my vacuum.
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