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Roller brush stops turning when adjusted to rug

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Vacuum either stops for no reason and can't be restarted without unplugging and waiting 1/2 hour to restart, or it simply will not turn on at all. The red light comes on when the "On" button is pressed. I took it back today for the 4th time in a month to where it was purchased. They called later and said it was running fine and they could not detect a problem. The last three times they have (1) replaced the roller brush, (2) "unclogged" the vacuum, and (3) "adjusted" the belt.

This sounds like it might be an overheating problem. \015\012\015\012Some vacuum motors are fitted with thermal cut out fuses or thermistors which cut off the flow of electricity to the motor when the temperature gets to high. It is possi ... Lindhaus Activa 30-38 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hi, I have not owned my electrolux pronto 2 in 1 for very long but the roller brush has stopped turning. The handheld part works and the green light is on. I have done a thorough cleaning of the roller brush and all other removable parts. What might be causing the roller brush to not work? Thanks, Jen

Check the end cap bearings ... and replace the belt even though it may not be broken. Put a drop of sewing machine oil (no more) in each end cap bearing. ... Electrolux EL1000A2 Pronto Bagless Stick Cyclonic 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.

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My bissell 9400's brush rollers do not stop turning. When I was using the hose attachment for the stairs the handle was in the upright position and the brushes kept turning. Also water was leaking out of the rear right side onto the the carpet under the machine.

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Kirby sentria My roller brush won't spin belt is not broken I cleaned the Roller brush and put it back it. It put it back but it looks like the sensor balls aren't touching the plastic part underneath. The green light Doesn't turn on either. It was just working and it stop picking up out of nowhere this

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The brush roller stops turning and I can smell the belt burning, then it will catch and start working normal. I looked under the plate to check the belts and they looked okay and no hang ups of string or anything. The only thing that seemed weird was that the smaller belt that actually attaches and turns the roller is a bit loose. The larger belt is tight but looks like its the one that is burning and causing the smell.

Better to replace both belts the smaller one is stretched out thats whyits slipping ,be sure to clean the old rubber off the motor shaft before replacing the belts.it will cause the new belts to run unevevly and go bad before their time ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I was vacuuming, and ran over an area rug with those tassle things on the end. the brush immediately stopped spinning. so i turned the vacuum off and un-tangled the brush. after replacing the brush and putting the assembly back together, the brush no longer rotates.

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I snagged a loose throw rug with the Dyson last night. It jammed the brushes which stopped spinning, Once I removed all the entangled fibers the motor won't turn. The vacume still sucks, but the brushes don't spin I'm concerned I burnt up the motor for the brushes

Have you checked the belt? You can do so by removing the bottom plate from the power head. Once removed, check the belt. If broken or worn, it needs replaced.\015\012An instruction video for replacing the belt can be found on the below link. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Brush roller on Hoover upright stops turning

There should be a belt tensioner for the V belt, maybe it is not contacting the belt when you tilt the handle back. If this is less then 1 year old, then it is under warranty, take it in to a warranty servicer for warranty repair. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

The motor works, suction is good, but the roller brush will not keep turning. It turns at start up, then stops a minute later.

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Roller brush stops spinning and vacuum makes noise. Brush will spin normally ok, until you use it on the rug.

That means that the belt is stretched and can't turn the brush against the resistance of the carpet. Here is a link for the\015\012instructions on how to change the belt and a link for the belt you need: ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My tristar powerhead,the brush stops turning when I put it on the rug,turns fine when I lift it back up

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Hoover Mach 6 U5198-900 vacuum roller brush won't turn. I had opened the bottom to clean hair off the roller. the belts are not broken. When I closed it and turned it on, now the roller brush won't turn. I can push and turn it by hand, but not easily. Then I noticed the brush on/off switch is turned off, but when I step on it, it won't turn on. I was thinking I let something get out of place when I opened the bottom, but can't see what.

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Kenmore Canister Vac, Progressive, 25512 255513 model. Brush won't turn. One end of the brush roller, end closest to belt, is off center which is keeping it from turning freely. The end cap is like a square. Other ends turns fine. Do these end caps come off? If so how? Can't get it to budge. This is exactly what is keep brush roller from turning.

Take a flat head screw driver and pry the end cap off. It will come off. You might have some string or hair around it causing it to not turn. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

My Oreck XL was working fine, then when I vacuumed a shag rug is started smoking and smelled like something is burning. (I changed the bag, checked for clogs--none found, and roller brush is turning. It has a metal handle.) Now I am afraid to use it.

Even though the brush is spinning, the belt is probably worn out and stretched. when you vacuum the shag carpet, it puts more drag on the brush. try running it on a shorter carpet or hard floor for a few minutes. if it doesn't smoke, then you know i ... Oreck XL2000 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Red light flashing and roller brush bar starts then stops turning

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The roller brush at the bottom of the vacuum is not spinning, hence it isn't picking up the dirt. I am unable to find a way to access it so that I can see what is stopping it from turning. Can you help me?

Hello. uUsually when the roller brush stops spinning the belt is broken. TIp the machine upside down and look for several screws which hold the bottom together. Mark the location of each screw when you remove it as different lengths are common and ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

The rotatory brush stopped turning after sucking rug fringe onto it. The belt looks fine. The suction is fine.

Found on website "dysoninfo.com"A problem I have run into a couple of times at home, generally when I am cleaning the bathroom, is that my Dyson brush won't turn. First off I would say be sure to check that you haven't press ... Dyson Vacuums

I have a Hoover Windtunnel Farrington upright model U6431-900 It has worked flawlessly until last week. The roller brush has stopped turning and I believe it is the belt that has broken but I am not sure how to remove the cover to inspect it and replace the belt if that is the problem. Please inform me how to perform the operation and what I should I look for? Is there a site with a diagram on how to replace said parts? Thanks for any and all helpful info that you can supply me with. Larry

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Brush roller has stopped turning - Euro-Pro EP601 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Look on the bottom of the unit for a small reset switch button.I have not worked on this unit but many are similar. If you can hear the roller motor running you may need to replace the belt ... Euro-Pro EP601 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The brushed roller on my Hoover Upright Canister has quit turning. Is this a broken belt? A friend recommended a "reset" button--is there such a thing?? Everything else works fine; power, suction, headlight. That belt just doesn't work anymore since we accidentally caugght the edge of a throw rug.

Belt. There is no reset on this model. ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum

Roller not turning when I drag vacuum across the rug. Got something caught in it, pulled it out, then stopped working properly.

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They make the worst machines, the rollers are cheap and they make it so you cant take them apart to clean them. You don't want a dyson either, they aren't any better for pets. With all that hardwood floors you should get a good canister vacuum, sebo ... Bissell Lift-Off(R) Revolution(R) Turbo Upright Vacuum
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