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Brush wont spin

The suction is good but the brush refuses to turn on

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  • Fast Fred Apr 21, 2009

    The belt is not the problem as they are made to last a lifetime in the Fantum Cyclone XT. The problem is probably in the circuit board in the base of the unit. You can take the cover off to gain access by popping the headlight clear plastic covers off. You will find a Phillips single screw under each one. Unscrew both and gently take the lid off. To the right you will see the circuit board. Make sure your vacuum is unplugged. You can try pushing the reset button in and putting your cover back on to see if that does the trick. Sometimes it does but not in my case as the brush will run for maybe 10-15 seconds and then shut down. Once shutting the switch and turning it back on it will run for about another 10-15 seconds once again and shut down. My guess is that our Cyclone XT needs a new circuit board but I have no idea where to purchase one and if it would be cost prohibitive.

  • taqdima May 14, 2009

    what does the reset button look like

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    brushes are spinning and no blockage still no suction

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    no suction



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Sound like it has a bad belt . I would check it and replace if bad .

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