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It's possible that when you replaced the belt, you may have pinch it against part of the vacuum. Or, you may have put the brush in crooked.

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It's possible that when you replaced the belt, you may have pinch it against part of the vacuum. Or, you may have put the brush in crooked.Jim ... Kenmore Vacuums

I have a Hoover Windtunnel U 6439-900. The agitator brush will not turn. I installed 2 new belts, # 38528034, and # 38528-035 There is so much slack in belt # 3852034 (brush drive) that it cannot grip the brush. There does not seem to be any adjustment to take up the slack. I've put in new belts twice now & cannot get brush to rotate or tighten the belt to the brush.

... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

How is the V-belt tension adjusted (Hoover Model U6439-900)or how do I know if the tension is correct? There seems to be a lot of "play" in the belt and I'm wondering if that is the reason the brush roll only turns as the wheels turn, regardless of the carpet height setting. And yes, the brush roll is set for carpet, not hard floor. Or is the cause of the problem something other than the V-belt? A new flat belt was installed when the machine was professionally serviced so I assume (?) that was a

The V-Belt is not adjustable. There are two ways the belt has no tension: (1) when the handle is upright, a mechanical lever takes the drive tension off the belt, and (2) the brush roll lever setting you described. The upper handle would have to be ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Noise My Dyson DC08 is making a loud, rough, vibration/noise that seems to be coming from the from the rotating brush housing. I replaced the old belt which was several years old and slipping. When I run the motor with the new belt removed the machine sounds normal. The bearings on the rotating brush seem to be running smoothly when turned by hand both when out of the brush holder and when installed in the machine. I can't find anything rubbing on the belt or rotating brush. I applied a bit o

Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.\012I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty with your Dyson vacuum. From your \012description, it sounds like the model number you've supplied may not be correct, \012as DC08 is a cylinder vacuum which doesn't use ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

The belt on the beater brush is too loose and the brush won't turn, I have ordered new belts and it still doesn't work!!

Look in your manual for the proper routing of the belt, there may be piece broken and missing without you realizing it. If this not the case, there has to be some kind of adjustment on this unit. ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum

In my (almost new) Dyson DC31 Animal the rolling brush tends to stop like the bearing was kind of difficult to turn. I opened the side carter and removed the little belt. Without the belt the engine runs regularly. I cleaned the little knots of hairs trapped in the bearing but still the brush runs for a while then stops, tries for a bit then stops again. I even tryed putting a bit of synthetic lubricant with apparently no result. Could it be a defective bearing? Thanks for your help.

... Dyson DC31 Animal Bagless Handheld Cyclonic Vacuum

My brush will not turn on my Bissell 6393 upright bagless vacuum... what is wrong? The belt broke and I replaced it twice... I now have 6 more replacements but the brush still won't rotate. Do I have to get a new brush?

This type of plastic brush roll fails pretty frequently. Hair and other debis gets jammed in the end caps. The hair and debris gets hot which in turn tends to melt the plastic end caps. Remove your brush roll, hold the ends with your fingers and try ... Vacuums

I have looked online for this vacuum but could not find it. The closest one is the Eureka 8803 but the p/n on mine says 79307. I have totally disassemble this vacuum. There are no clogs anywhere. Motor spins by turning shaft. Belt is new and turns brush. It still has absolutely no suction.

... Eureka Boss Capture 8803AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

Reset button The drive belt on my machine broke. They sent me a new one and I installed it, I think, correctly. It still won't engage and rotate the brushes. I can't find a reset button, but I suspect it needs to be reset. Where is the button? Theresa

Do the brush rolls turn ok? The brush roll motor may be bad.\015\012\015\012 ... Bissell 9400 ProHeat Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

Brand new belt just installed on ge canister 106766 and it started to turn brush but within 2 minutes or so it broke

... GE 106766 Bagged Canister Vacuum

Bought a new sweeper and brush ( beater bar ) does not turn. The large belt is fine and turns. The small thin belt is also fine but does not turn the brush. It is either the wrong belt or is there something that could be missing to put tension on it ?? Thank You [email protected]

Jim, To put tension on the brush, tilt machine forward when upright, move carpet selector knob to carpet. then turn vac on. Brush will only spin when vac is tilted back to operate. brush stops when upright and on to use hand tools so the er is no dan ... Hoover U6630-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

We have a Hoover upright vacuum cleaner, model Core 7. There is a switch that turns on and off the brush drive. This operates via a cam with a bearing putting pressure on the final drive belt to engage the brush head. My brush head is not turning and with the lever set to engage the drive there is still considerable slack in the final drive belt. There appears to be only a bearing deflecting the belt, should there be a pully or other device mounted on this bearing? There is so much slack a

Yes, there should have been a white plastic sprocket on top of the bearing - in its channel the belt would sit. Unfortunately no parts are available for this unit that can be bought retail - only available by order to dealer repair shops.\012\012\012 ... Hoover Vacuums

Hoover windtunnel t series belt is loose- roller brush doesnt turn. Its brand new belt is slipping. we bough new belts and putthem on same problem. Can not find solutio in manual. Is the belt supposed to go around the "metal pulley". I know it goes around the little metal motor thing, then thru the guide and around the brush. What is the metal pulley??? Is is the larger round silver thing between the guide and roller?

I also have a loose belt and have bought additional belts but have the same problem. I put the it around the metal rotor and around the brush roller a shown by he Hoover video, and it is loose. ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum

Hoover windtunnel U6425-900 the brush roll is not turning. Both belts are in good shape, I cleaned the brush roll and it is free of debris, the setting is on carpet and the brush roll still will not turn. There is a "burning rubber" smell when you attempt to push the vaacum forward a few times. The small belt does not seem to be pulling properly but appears to be in good shape.

... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.

... Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Bissell 8920 proheat x2 brushes not turning i only noticed this after i finished cleaning.. or kinda cleaning because of the brushes ntot turning.. water comes out fine suction is fine but its not scrubbing so its not as clean as it could be. manual part works well water coming out hot. I did take it apart and cleaned off all the hairs in hopes maybe that was it.. put it together still nothing.. No idea how the belts should look onit and i cant find a picture or a video showing how belts look o

Hello,\015\012\015\012Here's a link to a very helpful video that shows you step by step on how to access and replace the belt on your machine. When the brushes stop spinning, but the rest of the machine works fine, this is a tell-tale ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

I have a Hoover Wind Tunnel Self-propelled vacuum. I changed the belts because the brush was not turning. After replacing the belts the brush is still not turning what can be wrong?

There are two belts on the wind tunnel this video will show you how to repair ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Brushes run freely on the cog and I put on 2 new belts and new brushes on my Bissell Proheatx2 the brushes do not turn when the machine is running even if I have the handle in the relesed position

I know how frustrating it can be when the brushes don't turn when you're ready to clean.Here's a quick link to troubleshooting steps to assist you:\015\012 ... Bissell Vacuums

Shark Euro-pro EP621 Bagless Upright Vacuum. Q regarding the brush not spinning / after troubleshooting and taking actions listed below, it now spinning for a few secs, but then stopping. Already removed hair, strings, etc. Checked that belt is aligned properly, checked that small wheel that turns belt is working (spins fine when belt removed. Oiled the turning parts a bit, that made it spin better, but still stops. It turns about 3-4 seconds then stops. If I switch it off and on again, I get ag

... Euro-Pro EP621 Bagless Upright Vacuum

New Hoover belt nbr 385280-34 installed, belt still too loose.

There is no adjustment. As they wear they cut the groove in the roller deeper. Sure fix,and what Hoover will tell you to do is to replace the roller. If your like me though that isn't any good. so what I did was wind wax coated dental floss into the ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Eureka 4870GZ. It turns on, but the brush roller doesn't move. The belt looks fine. I do have an extra belt and would try replacing the old belt, but I can't get the old one off the motor shaft or the new one on. I called Eureka customer service. The lady said there's supposed to be a small space between the motor shaft and the outside edge of the vacuum where I can slip the old belt off and the new one on. I don't see it. It looks like the motor shaft goes into a recessed place in the

Remove the top cover so that you can access to belt, You'll find 2 rows of 4 decorative holes on the top cover, In two of the holes you'll find the screws, Please use a flash light to see in that., Once the screws are removed, you'll be able to ... Eureka Vacuums

The brushes will not rotate on my hoover vacuum. the belts are in good shape, the motor is turning the vacuum motor, but the belt on the brushes seems loose. I ordered a replacement belt but still nothing. Their is a small "idler" but their dosent seem to be enough tension on the belt. Any ideas?

Did you order the correct size of belt? These are the belts you should have:Hoover Windtunnel Belts ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover pet cyclonic upright model uh70085. the brush won't spin, I thought maybe the small belt was stretched, I ordered the correct replacement belt and replaced it, I still have slack and the brush won't turn. the floor and brush adjustment seems to be working correctly. Thanks, Tom

... Dirt Devil Hoover Uh70085 Pet Cyclonic? Upright Vacuum

My Eureka Altima vacuum the brush is not spinning. I took it apart and the belt is Not broke, but when I turn the vacuum on I can smell the motor overheating. I turned the machine off and unplugged it and then took it apart so I could see the underneath and plugged it back in and the belt still won't turn..can you help?

Hi, since you have detected the the smell of the overheating motor, then the motor is faulty which is why the belt is not turning. You should change th motor ASAP........... ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Brand new Hoover Max Extract Deep Cleaner brushes won't turn. Read manual. Checked filters - all clear. Set Spin Scrub Mode Selector to a scrub setting. Brushes still won,t turn. However the brushes on the Spin Scrub hand tool rotate.

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