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Brushes won't spin on FloorMate

My Floormate SpinScrub won't spin. The brushes are manually loose and turn. The pin is not broken that inserts in the hole. How can I get the brushes to scrub/spin?

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You need to replace the belt or make sure the brushes are locked into place.

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