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Belt issue Hoover u5780.Took vacum apart,now brush bar spins,even if lever pressd 4 bare floor Replcd belt, brush stil spins. Position of belt off?

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    Tracy Apr 18, 2014

    I've got the opposite problem right now! I replaced both belts and now the brush bar won't spin!

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Check the switch to the brush bar it might not be in the right position it needs to be in to run or not run should be in a little slot that turns it on and off

Posted on May 05, 2014

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SOURCE: Spin bruches don't touch floor.

It seems to be a common problem with this series of floormate... some home quickfixes (a hassle, i kno) but put downward pressure while using the solution.... Check your warranty that came with it, and how long you purchased the floormate... Alot of vaccuums come with 30-90 warranties, I'd recommend having it checked out. That, or if u bought it recent enough,take it back... like i said, these models are unfortunately known to have this problem... Some people have ones that operate normally, but alot do not. >.<

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Belt replacement Hoover carpet cleaner

Hoover steamvacs don't use belts. If the brushes are not turning, pull the brush block out, turn the machine on and see if the square hole where the brush block was, is turning. If not then the turbine is bad. Sometimes you can take the turbine apart and clean it out. most times I have found , replace it.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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SOURCE: hoover steamvac brushes don't spin

my husband took it apart today and the impellers were gunked up with black stuff.

he used these pictures that someone else generously posted. ours was slightly different in internal design, but they are helpful regardless.

here is an exploded diagram of the 5903, 04, etc. it will help you see if any parts are missing or broken.

http://www.vacuumcleanershop.com/images/Hoover/F5903-900.GIF

parts list if you need some:

http://www.vacuumcleanershop.com/hvrmdlf5903.htm
it's working fine now. sucks much better too. what a difference!

guess for the $179 these things avg, they just need annual maintenance. I wouldn't pay someone to do it though.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a hoover steam vac f5899-100

if after you cleaned the brushes and still doesn't work. it will have to be the turbine assembly that the brushes fit into.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless

You probably need to change the belts. Here are the belts you need and the manual:

Hoover 5780-900 Belts

Manual

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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