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Roller Belt Keeps Slipping Off

I have a Hoover WindTunnel Bagless Canister Cleaner with Powered Nozzle. The belt that spins the Brush keeps slipping off. I've replaced the belt, knowing it may have stretched, and it keep slipping off. Upon further inspection, it appears a "tab" on the Brush Roll Cover that is supposed to prevent the belt from sliding off the spindle, has broken off. I can't find a replacement "Brush Roll Cover". Has anyone else experienced this problem or does anyone have a replacement part # or availability for the Brush Roll Cover?

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  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    It's Model S3765, Serial 090700070806

    Would really appreciate any light you can shed on this problem!

    "Hollywood"

  • Robert Pagliaroli May 11, 2010

    I have heard of the powernozzle's missing a metal tab that is a guide preventing this issue. However, If you can provide your model number and serial number I may be able to look it up.

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You could try contacting Hoover for parts availability. If it's and older WindTunnel and Hoover no longer has the part, try eBay.

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SOURCE: Hoover WindTunnel Canister: Roller brush motor not turning

These motors have a fuse incorporated in the field winding and it sounds like that blew. These motors sometimes overheat at the front bearing and the bearing will melt into the plastic housing. This will cause the fuse to blow. It sounds like that's your problem. You can remove the motor by removing the three screws on the bottom of the powerhead and then check the front bearing for any bubbling or blistering in the plastic housing. The shaft of the motor should turn easily.

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The belt could be stretched and that could be causing the slip. Or you could have the wrong belt if you've replaced it recently

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