Having problems with your Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Belt tension adjustment
\015 My Hoover upright vacuum, model U6476-900, has a front agiator belt that is loose and slips on the agiator so it will not turn under a load. I replaced the beld, 385280-34, but its the same problem, too loose. Is there a tension adjustment on the tension roller? How is this tension problem corrected?\015
If you are looking at the belt while the vacuum is in the upright and locked position, the belt will be loose. The idler removes tension so the brush doesn't spin while you walk away and put heat marks in the carpet. Hit the lever that allows you to move the handle low, like you are vacuuming under the bed, and the belt gets tight.
Make sure brush setting is ON (carpet) not OFF (floor)
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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
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Belt tension adjustment
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