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The brushes aren't spinning

My carpet cleaner was purchased in the spring of 08. i think it has been used four/five times. the last time i went to use it, i noticed the brushes weren't spinning. i took the brushes off, and don't really know what i am looking for. this is frustrating.

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    I purchased a Hoover Steam Vac in 2008 and have only used it twice. The third time I used it the brushes weren't spinning. I exchanged them for a different set of brushes but they didn't spin either. We read in the manual to solve this problem and did what it said but they still don't spin!!

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The brushes are belt drive by a belt. The belt is probably broken. You can purchase a new belt at a local discount store and replace it. You won't find anything that looks like a pulley, it'll just be a bare round metal portion of the brush assembly that is located at one end. The motor end will look similar.

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