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Tristar vacuum beater brush stopped turning - Tristar Vacuums

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For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.

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Stopped running My mother's Oreck vacuum sound as if there was something bogging the rotating brush down. I pulled the bottom cover off and found nothing wrapped around or restricting the brush. I tried to finish vacuuming with the problem then I turned it off to move a chair and turned it back on it would do nothing. Any suggestions as to what could be causing the vacuum to sound as if the rotating brush is being restricted from turning. There was not odor of burning as if the motor was in a bi

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The motor on my carpet tool (beater brush) stopped running yesterday. The main vacuum still works, but the switch for the carpet tool just clicks and doesn't turn it on.

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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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Brush roll belt stops turning when in position to vacuum. Does turn when vacuum is turned onto side. Belt is in tact, brush roll is fine. What's going on?

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4870 Boss Smartvac. The vacuum tipped over and now the brush control lever will not stay in the carpet position. I can't get the brush to turn unless I push down and hold the lever. As soon as I let up on the lever the brush stops turning. Any ideas. The vacuum is only a month old.

The Boss has a slide lever on the top of the power nozzle with two position choices. One position is "Carpet" and the other is "hard/bare Floor". The power nozzle brush roll is activated when the lever is in the Carpet position, and it is t ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.

The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums

My Hoover spin/scrub floor cleaner has stopped scrubbing- the brushes spin for a few seconds right after turning it on, then stop until I turn it off and then on again. How can I fix this? I do not have a lot of money. I have taken off and cleaned the brushes and bottom vacuum opening.

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My simplicity 7 series vacuum belt turns the agitator (beater brush) turns freely by hand when the vacuum is unplugged or off but when I turn the vacuum on the agitator does not spin even though the belt is moving. Could there be a worn out part at the agitator pin where it connects to the flywheel that the belt is connected to?

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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

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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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The beater bar on my Dyson won't turn. The vacuum runs and suctions but the bar won't turn and the belt is not broke. The beater bar did get a carpet fiber caught and wrapped around it which stopped the bar and I removed the bar to cut the fiber loose and replaced it and now it won't turn

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I have an electrolux renaisence vacuum. the brush in the floor attachment turns but I have no suction. When I change to bare floor option on the handle the brush stops turning (correct) but I still have no suction. The lights on the handle showing --floor,carpet, high and low all work.

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Rug beater does not work, vacuum does I just was vacuuming the rug and it suddenly stopped, beater will not turn on.

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I was vacuuming over some fringe and then the brush just stopped working and there is nothing caught in it. It spins freely when twisted by hand, but will not turn when vacuum turned on.

Have you checked the belt? it could have snapped when you caught the fringe. also if it has a separate brushroll motor there should be a reset that probably tripped out. ... Vacuums

I replaced the beater brush and works on carpet but when I turn the beater brush oof to do floors, the vacuum shuts off.

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Electrolux Precision vacuum brushes stopped turning and a red light turned on

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The beater brush on my vacuum appears to roll when I turn on the vacuum however, you only hear the actual sound of it on occasion and the vacuum is not vacuuming thread off the floor.

Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012Your belt has probably been stretched to a point, the brush no longer spins when it touches the carpet. You probably can turn the machine over, and see the brush spinning, but it's probably stretch ... Eureka Vacuums

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Hoover, model # UH30070 Wind tunnel vacuum Brush won't turn. I do not see how to remove this to replace the brush, and besides it's only about a year old! Why is it already broken? There's no visible evidence on the brush that would make it stop, i.e. string, clogged, etc. Can you help?

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My dyson animal is hard to push on carpet - the beater bar is still operational. When I turn off the beater bar and run the vacuum on hardwood the beater bar stops moving, but it still ''rolls'' on the hardwood - it doesn't pull up like it used to. It also seems to not be picking up as well as it used to, although no blockages are present and the filter is clean.

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I have a Dyson DC28 animal vacuum and the beater brush will not turn. It has one flashing white light and a red flashing light.

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While using the vacuum, the brushes stopped turning.

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Beater bar brush stopped working...

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