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Brushes not spinning after change out

I just changed the brushes & now they wont spin! I changed around the spin speed & made sure they were in properley but I still get nothing.

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  • 5dudlbugs Nov 17, 2007

    I am having the same problem with the brushes not spinning after I took them out to clean them. I know that I put them back in the right way. They just stopped spinning.

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I got my brushes spinning by moving them while the unit was running. For mine it seems that they got stuck from sitting. The brushes move from the air driven motor unit. This works from the vacumm that is being put through the machine. I just spun the brushes while the unit was turned on. Don't get your fingers caught.

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