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Brushes stopped working

I read to check the belt on the bottom of the cleaner to see if it is broken or slipped off the drive but can't figure out how to get the bottom off. Ant suggestions??

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I just took mine apart and found why the brushes wouldn't turn. You have to start by taking the cover off which consists of 7 screws and the brush on/off switch. Once you get the cover off there is two tubes that you can remove from the air drive and the spring on top that the switch operates. On the bottom is two screws that will allow you to remove the air drive from the unit. Take the cover off the airdrive and you will find two plastic gears and a metal shaft with two bearings - one on each end. This shaft is what the air drive turns and then turns the gears and in turn the brushes turn. On mine the bearings on each end were all rusted and seized up. I used some wd40 and penatrating oil. Put it all back together and it turns perfectly for now...

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Re: Brushes stopped working

Go to thehooverstore online. search for your machine and click on your diagram. it will show you how the belt goes on the drive.

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 Spin Scrub Upright --- If the vacuum does not have a belt there has to be something driving the brushes of which a part is broken and is in need of replacement. Please check your owner’s manual under the trouble shooting guide to see what is wrong, or feel free to call the Hoover factory website or phone 3 to cust serv @ Hoover to see what is wrong or to have them send out an owner’s manual to you for future use. So if you need further assistance, 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. Telephone
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