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Need help with my Hoover Savvy U8172-900 -- agitator does not spin when on
\015 How do you get to the other end of the belt from the agitator? The belt seems fine and not too stretched, but the agitator does not spin when we have the vacuum on. Please help. I went to hoover.com and there wasn't any diagram of how to get to that area of the vacuum.\015
You probably jammed the roller brush and the gears on the motor stripped the teeth out of the drive belt. You have to take the bottom and the top covers off the lower unit to replace the belt. There is a hidden screw that keeps you from taking off the top, thus creates work for authorized Hoover repair shops. You'll find that screw under the round red label in the center of the top of the lower section. Peel it up and there is the screw.
You do know when you lift the vacuum up the agitator will stop. I Lean it on it's side with the foot pedal pressed down and see if it's turning. There is a safety feature on the vacuum that shuts the agitator off when you lift the vacuum up.
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Need help with my Hoover Savvy U8172-900 -- agitator does not spin when on
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