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Brushes can some one please help me with my steam cleaner I have never used it myself but someone else did and Im not sure how to turn the brushs on .....i have never used it

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Sounds like the belt is broken or at least the brushes are bound up with carpet fibers. Take a look and see which it is.

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Cleaning the brushes on your unit is a very easy and important tank to do! Your deep cleaner is equipped with removable brushes for easy cleaning. First, make sure to remove the clean water tank and recovery tank to prevent possible leaking. Tilt your unit backwards making sure the handle is in the upright position. Grab the brushes and pull firmly. You may clean the brushes with running water. Do not forget to check the brushes for any tangled hair strands or debris that can prevent the brushes from spinning properly.

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Not sure if you are speaking of a vacuum or steam cleaner or ?
If it is a vacuum, sounds like the beater brush is freezing up. Follow the directions to replace the drive belt. When you get the beater brush off the unit, clean it as best you can. Add a bit of WD40 between the ends of the beater brush and the hard rubber pieces that hold it in place. Before reassembling, turn the brush while holding the pieces one at a time to be sure the beater brush turns freely. When you reassemble, be sure the belt is properly installed.
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•If the brushes on your Hoover carpet cleaner fail to spin, there may be a problem---some sort of blockage---with the suction or with the belt that turns the brushes.
Turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and inspect the brush area. Debris, strings, or pet hair may be tangled in the rollers, keeping them from turning. Use a pair of scissors to cut away any obstructions in this area. Flip the Hoover carpet cleaner back over, and turn it on to see if cleaning the rollers has solved the problem.
To check the belt, turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and remove the bottom plate screw with a Phillips head screwdriver. Investigate the belt area to see if it is broken or has somehow slipped off. If it is broken, you can order a part from Hoover.com or from many of the other online parts stores.
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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


Hello,
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.

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Hoover doesn't use belts on their steam cleaners. Either the shaft that is on top of the brush block broke off, or the turbine is bad. The turbine is what turns the brushs.

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There is no belt, the brush block is turned by a turbine. Check the brush block, make sure that the shaft that goes into the turbine isn't broke off, If ok, then replace the turbine, or take it apart and clean it out.

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