Having problems with your Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum ?

The brushes will not spin when in the lock down position. I adjusted the arm internally and it does not seem to apply enough pressure to have it fully lock down. Can the mechanisms wear out.


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This unit has a rubber "clutch" piece to engage the brush which must be replaced occasionally. See if you can move the brush with your fingers while holding the belt to prevent it from turning - be sure the switch is set to carpet, and the motor is off. If you can turn it, the clutch needs replacement.
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