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Agitator brush roll needs replacement

Is it possible to change the brush roll myself? The manual says to bring the vacuum in for service if the brush roll needs replacement and doesn't say which brush roll to buy. I'd rather change the brush roll myself if I knew which one to buy and how to do it. Can you help? Thanks.

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To change the beater bar you would need to open up from the bottom.To get the parts you would need to produce the model and serial numbers to your local hoover dealeror cheak on the internet for your closet dealer and order the part.There not to bad to change hope i helped:)

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When the Cyclone Assembly on the Dyson is not spinning around, it usually means that you are loosing suction somewhere. This can either be caused by a clog, suction leak, or dirty filters. I will give you detailed step by step instructions along with pictures on how you can diagnose this.


Possible Problem # 1. Turn the vacuum cleaner upside down so the brush roller is facing upwards. I found the easiest way to work on it is to put it on a counter top or work bench. On the left hand side behind the roller brush you should see a flexible transparent hose that goes from the motor to the agitator housing. This hose actually has a lot of strain on it when the vacuum cleaner is in the vacuuming position with the handle down. When the first few series of Dyson DC07 models came out, they didn't make this hose long enough, so when the handle was in the reclined position, it would put too much stress on the hose, and cause the hose to actually crack, usually right where the end of the hose that goes into the agitator housing. Examine your hose and see if you have any visible cracks in this hose. If you need to you may just remove the entire hose assembly by pulling on it. It will easily come right out of the machine so you can inspect it better. Here's a picture of where the hose usually cracks:


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If you do find a crack in this hose, the this hose needs to be replaced. Here's a direct link to that hose on our GoVacuum website.
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Possible Problem #3. Dyson's in general are prone to clogging. There are a few clog ports throughout the vacuum cleaner that were added there due to Dyson prototypes becoming clogged at these points. Here are pictures of how and where to check for these clogs. Simply remove the suction port covers at both of these locations:


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Depending on what vacuum you own it could be various problems. First place to start is pull the end caps off the brush roll if possible, clean out any hair and debris. Replace the belt, make sure brush roll spins freely. If noise persists you will need to determine where the noise is coming from and inspect thoroughly to determine what repair or service is needed.

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I've posted the steps below, but I am also going to give you a link to the manual, as it includes pictures that might be helpful. Look for page 4.

http://www.eureka.com/service/manuals/81221.pdf

1) Use handle release to lower handle flat
onto floor (Fig. 1).
2) Remove 4 screws from brush roll cover.
(Fig. 2).
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7) Replace brush roll cover (Fig. 3).
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I have no owners manual and need to replace the belt on a Hoover powermax model #:U5242-930 can you help thanks Bab


I don't see this unit on the Hoover support site. However other Powermax vacuums come up in the search for manuals: http://www.hoover.com/CustomerService/manuals/Default.aspx .

Most of the units have very similar belt replacement procedures. First unplug the vacuum. Then press the handle release lever and place the handle in the low position. Next remove the hood by turning the two slots either side of the hood with a coin. Rotate the hood towards the front of the unit and remove it. Then remove the agitator brush roll and the old belt. Discard the old belt.

With the lettering to the outside, slide the new belt over the motor pulley. (The old belt should have been on the pulley. If the belt broke and isn't in place, look for it on the right as you look at the front of the vacuum above the agitator brush roller's position.) Slide the agitator brush roller through the belt and place the belt in the belt guide on the roller. Grasp the agitator and put it into position. Fit it into the rectangular slot on the left. Then pull it into position on the right side of the vacuum. Check if the agitator and the belt turn freely and that the belt isn't pinched between the agitator and the bottom of the unit. Replace the hood by aligning the tabs with the slots on the base. Then turn the coin slots to secure the hood.

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1) Use handle release to lower handle
flat onto floor
2) Remove 2 screws from the front side of
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3) Lift and remove brush roll cover .
4) Remove brush roll and belt. Thread
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brush roll
5) Insert left end of brush roll first. Make
sure square on brush roll cap is in
place. Pull right side of brush roll to
stretch belt. Secure right end cap into
base.
6) Rotate brush roll 2 turns to center belt.
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And you can get the maual here.

http://www.eureka.com/service/manuals/80244.pdf

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