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High pitch grinding noise

Borrowed it from a friend that got it at a pawn shop.... When we turned it on it was amazing all of the nasty water from the carpet. Well when after about 3mins. it started to make a high pitched grinding noise and the brushes will not move. I have taken it apart and the motor still turns on and works. The gears that move the brushes are still good and no broken tooths. Any one have any I ideas??

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