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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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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.

Posted on Jul 30, 2007

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Re: brushes won't spin

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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Posted by hoofbeats1 on Jul 01, 2008
My machine is a little more than a year old. I have used it about 5 times. It started leaking the third time I used it. The fourth time I took it out, the brushes would not spin (I did clean them and rinse them after use each time).
Now the engine screams and won't **** anything up. Do you have any suggestions? My last Hoover Steam Vac was great and lasted for 3 years! Hi,
I have a Hoover Dual V SteamVac F7425-900 that the brushes won't spin. The lint screen is clean & the brushes switch is in the on position.
It dispenses & sucks up the cleaning solution & water; just no brush action. Help

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The only thing that I can recommend is that you may have a bad switch, some vacs may have a broken belt or the drive mechanism inside the Hoover Dual V SteamVac F7425-900 in or by the brush assm section and is need of repair. Please check the trouble shooting section of the owner’s manual if you’re needing help and to save money. If you don’t have one then contact the Hoover factory cust serv. So, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. Telephone
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