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Vax power vx2 brush head not spinning

When i turn the hoover on the brushhead does not spin at all. does not matter if in upright postion or not. could the problem be with the belt

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Yes

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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I took the top of the vacuum apart and found the cable that drives the wheels was broken. I am going to order a new cable.

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belt doesnt have to be broken, check the metal arm on the vacuum, see if there is build up of old rubber from previous belts, clean the arm that spins the belt and double check to make sure u have the correct belt

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Yes, most likely the belt has stretch. Flat belts do this after a short time and need to be replaced when problems start with the brush roll not wanting to turn. Also check the brush roll, make sure that the ends turn freely, if not, then replace it also.

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Hoover steamvacs don't use belts. If the brushes are not turning, pull the brush block out, turn the machine on and see if the square hole where the brush block was, is turning. If not then the turbine is bad. Sometimes you can take the turbine apart and clean it out. most times I have found , replace it.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Brush won't spin on my Hoover Mach 5

I love this vacuum but had the same problem.

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take the roller off and flip the thin belt inside out. This fixed my vac and works great again.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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