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Automatic brush roller turned off

How to turn the automatic brush roller on and off

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  • csmith615 Mar 08, 2009

    I bought 2 of these models, my mother purchased one as well, we had the same problems with all three. Hers also won't self-propel any more either. I thought the first was just a "lemon" until I had the exact problem with my other one. And then my mom calls me stating the very same frustrations. The vacuum will work fine at first, and then the roller just stops entirely or will stop and go. It acts as if it is trying to grip the roller to turn, and then just loses control, causing it to be a very jerky motion or stop spinning altogether. There is no hair wound up on the roller, the belts appear to be fine also. I could understand my home vacuum to have a problem with hair, however, the other vacuum was purchased for our office and is rarely ever used.

    If anyone has had any problems like this with theirs and have a solution for a quick fix, I would greatly appreciate it.

    For anyone considering purchasing one of these vacuums, you probably shouldn't! There seems to be a vast amount of problems with this particular model.

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    the brush/roller not turning

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    Power Plus roller brush not turning

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This model you will tilt forward and then change the carpet knob to bare floor

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Sometimes the belt can stretch cause the roller to not turn. Also make sure the roller brush is free of any debris.

Use this link to access your vacuum to change belt or clean the roller brush.

http://www.info-vacuum-cleaner.com/hoover-vacuum-cleaners.php

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