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Brushes won't spin

I have the hoover steamvac F7410-900. My problem is the brushes won't spin, even though the motor is running, and the "brushes on-off" switch doesn't do anything.

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  • dogbreath 2 Jan 26, 2008

    I have removed the brush unit and the plastic post that is in the center of the unit has broken off.  This is the second time this has happened.

  • bus23 Feb 04, 2008

    I have same problem with brushes. The belt and motor are fine. The brush that drives the assembly has a long plastic peg. The peg broke off inside the plastic housing. Where can I get a replacement brush assembly? I also need to figure out how to get the piece that broke off out of the plastic housing. Can anyone tell me where to get the replacement and how much it will be? thanks

  • Mike Little May 11, 2010

    Does anyone know what the stem on the brushes actually looks like? I took mine apart and can't really tell if the stem is broke or not. It appears to be twisted somewhat at the top but I can't tell if it is actually broke or the part is just made this way.

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Funny, lots of Hoover steamvacs seem to have this exact problem. I just fixed mine today and it was a problem with the turbine that spins the brushes. It took me a while to get to the part without breaking the plastic housing. If you have the patience, you should have no problem figuring it out. When I got to the turbine part, I opened it up and found that the metal disc at the end of the shaft was rusted and that no grease was ever applied. I took a metal brush, cleaned it up, greased the wheel, and then closed it back up. After putting it back together, it worked great. It almost looks like they don't grease this part on purpose so that it rusts and fails in order for you to spend more (buy parts, extended warranty, etc.). There's tons of grease on one of the other wheels that doesn't even need it. The product works great other than this. I've had mine for about 1 and 1/2 years and this is the first problem I've had with it.

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Open unit's bottem cover and look for the following: - Motor works - Belt which transfer motor's movment to the brushes, in place and not broken (most frequent phenomenon). - No mess on brushes axis which prevent their free movement. Good luck

Posted on Jul 16, 2007

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