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Brushes not rotating
\015 The belt is OK, but not being driven.\015
If your unindentified vacuum cleaner is an upright, the belt may be stretched and unable to rotate the roller brush. The roller brush ends could be clogged with debris, preventing it from rotating freely. The solution is to disconnect your vacuum cleaner from the power and turn it upside down for inspection. It may be necessary to remove the roller brush and remove the end caps to clean inside. Replace any worn parts
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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
Dyson 18 slim the rotating brush bar will not rotate. Was working fine until I got the edge of a tablecloth caught in the brush, pulled it out ok but now the brush will not rotate fast, but will rotate by hand . Any ideas.
If the DC18 has a proteted belt then it will have to be replaced by a Dyson engineer or repairer. If the cleaner has a removable sole plate where the beater bar is then remove it and replace the belt - sounds like the belt has snapped and needs to be ... Dyson DC18 all floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Kenmore 116.23513301 Motor runs, but the brush will not rotate. Every time I hit the overload reset button, it will rotate for about a second then stop. I replaced the belt and cleaned around the brush, but the brush still will not rotate. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.
If the motor on the power brush is running the belt is bad, if the motor on the power brush only runs when you push the overload, the overload is bad. ... Kenmore 22812 Bagged Canister Vacuum
F7220-900 The brushes do not rotate, motor seems to run properly. Brushes did rotate very slowly but stopped when put on floor. Brushes rotate when turned by hand.
Clean the lint filter first. Remove both tanks. Lay the cleaner down(unplugged from power of course) Below the brushes(directly behind them) to the right side as you're looking at the underside is the filter. Squeeze the filter frame, lift it and pul ... Hoover F7220900 SteamVac V2 Upright Vacuum
Bissell proheat 2x carpet cleaner when the switch is turned on the brushes rotate fot 2 seconds then STOP ,, iIf I turn it off and on again ithe brushes will rotate for 2seconds and STOP again ?? brushes rotate for
Hey, sorry to hear you're having difficulty with the brushes. Here's a quick link to troubleshooting steps.\015\012http://www.bissell.com/FAQDetail.aspx?id ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
Now that I just fixed my Lux Legacy canister vacuum, I need help on my other Electrolux Regency Series upright! The vacuum works fine but the rotating brush does not work and the brush motor does not turn on. Tried cleaning the brush and hitting hte reset button to no avail. This upright has a triple setting switch and I checked the each of the wires seem to be attached. Tried rotating the brush by hand and it would not budge. Was going to "encourage" the brush to turn with a set of articula
There are a couple rectangular holes on the bottom of the power nozzle, beside the wheels. These have tabs in them that need released with a standard screwdriver. \015\012 ... Vacuums
Hoover steam vac, brushes won't rotate, have cleaned filter by brushes, removed brushes and they rotate okay when off steam vac, tried to ajust level for carpet cleaning and brushes still don't move
There are three things to check when experiencing 'no spin' on the cleaning brushes. 1) Check the small pull out filter screen under the machine. It must stay clean for air to pass to the turbine which powers the brushes. 2) Check that the long shaft ... Vacuums
My Kenmore progressive upright vacuum, model 11635923500 has a problem with the brush rotating. Sometimes the brush will not rotate until the unit in lowered way down, like the activate switch has rotated. Can I get inside the unit to check the switch, if so were do I look
... Kenmore Vacuums
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
Orecks have a plastic fan inside and everything you pick up hits it, sometimes things can get stuck in there or break the fan locking up the motor. With the machine off, poke around where the dirt goes into the motor, behind the roller and see if you ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
No matter how many new belts we put in the brush will not rotate when it touches the floor. If you hold it straight up the brush rotates like crazy. Why is the brush not cleaning the floor. Yes, I have the right belt. It is R we have the boss. 12 amps. Model 4870
There is probably an accumulation of slippery stuff on the shaft that drives the belt. You can scrape it clean with a sharp knife or a razor blade. You might need to use some kind of solvent to get it clean, and if you do, be sure to follow up wit ... Eureka Vacuums
Rotating brush Hello, my kenmore rotating brush is not spinning at all, and its causing the motor to cut the belt. should i get a new brush? Thank you.
Sounds like the brush roll has an end that is melted or frozen up so it won't move, in which case you need to replace it. ... Vacuums
My pet hair eraser rotating brush does not rotate. I read the manual and cleaned the brush and placed it back correctly, but it is not working when I am using it. If I lift the vacuum from the flour, it starts rotating so I think it is the matter of the amount of contact to the flour. what should I do?
... Bissell Upright Vacuum - The Pet Hair Eraser 1 ea Vacuum
Hi. I have a DC 24 which when brush rotates makes a very loud noise. I have replaced the brush and side bar. The side bar appears very loose. The noise stops when I switch the brush rotation off. Any ideas ?
Hi there,I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC24. If the cleaner head seems to be making an unusual noise during use, you may want to check all the parts are correctly assembled, and that the cleaner head and brushbar are ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
My model F5906-900 --- problem is the brushes have stoped working... I pulled the brush assembly out by holding the two tabs, and all seems clean and the brush assembly rotates easly... onced the brush assembly is removed. What I did notice is the female driver slot (found in the main assembly unit) that drives the brushes seems stuck..Is that normal when the machine is not hooked up to power? How can I get the brushed going??? it is a good machine, but the brush options is important too it's ab
(1) Assure the Brush Control on the hood is NOT set to the OFF position.\015\012(2) Remove the brush assembly by pulling/unlatching it from base on each side.\015\012(3) Does one of the brushes ... Hoover F5906-900 Upright Steam Vacuum
I have cleaned the rotating brush, replaced all filters, belts and still the rotating brush will not turn on my Altima Wide Track ...any ideas before I throw it out?
Hello\015\012Either the on off switch is bad or become loose.\015\012Or the motor itsself is not getting voltage or may be burned up. ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
As you turn the Sebo on, the 2 red lights flash once and there is no motor. If you rotate the brush roller the motor starts. We've taken off the brush roller and put it back on and now it doesn't even start when you rotate the roller.
... Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum
How to disassemble the hoover steam vac2. the hole that the brushes snap into does not rotate so the brushes are not rotating
The hole the brush shaft goes into is the turbine that turns it. If it will not turn it is seized and should be replaced. ... Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath Upright Vacuum
I have a Hoover Steam Vacuum, All Terrain, and the bristle brushes are not rotating. They appear to be seated properly and, the entire vacuum is clean and free of lint, hair etc., so everything is working properly except the brushes do not rotate. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
I checked the owner's manual and the parts breakdown for your model F5807. Both showed that your model has a stationary brush strip and not rotating brushes. Is F5807 the correct model number? ... Hoover F5807 SteamVac Wet/Dry Vacuum
Roomba. Diagnostic The brushes will not rotate. I have cleaned them, used an air compressor, and checked the front wheel. What can I do to get the brushes rotating?
Go to homesupport.irobot.com and get contact for help.and get the parts too.God bless you ... iRobot Roomba 560 Robotic Vacuum
I have dirt devil envision M086710 less than a year and rotating brush does not work ? 'everything works except suction from rotating brush ..
... Dirt Devil CE5500 Floor Keeper Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum
How do you get the beater brush to start rotating, the dyson was just cleaned and the beater brush won't rotate
Sounds like the rubber drive band has not been replaced properly to drive the brush and/or the brush was not properly cleaned.\015\012You can find the manual here:\015\012\015\012http://dl.owneriq.net/4/4d79dca8-65d8-4c46-a58a-a2fef1f89635.pdf ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a hoover all terrain cleaning for carpets and hard floors and the Brushes will not rotate. I have replaced the filter on the bottom which is recommended by hoover and the brushes still wont rotate. Please advise
I assume this unit has no mechanism to turn the brush but instead using the air flow to activate the brush, in this instance it could be that there is dirt which is caught up in the brush which is stopping the rotation.A nice good clean and make sure ... Hoover Vacuums
Brush won't rotate - awful noise - have freed the brush of debris and jams and it still won't rotate and still makes an awful noise!
It probably needs a new belt. you can get replacement belts here:Replacement Vacuum Belts ... 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
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.
Did you smell something burning? You probably melted/broke the drive belt. ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum