Question about Hoover U6485900 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a Hoover u6485-900 and the brush bar will not turn. I have replaced both belts and bag and it still will not work. There is still suction, but it is picking up very little without the brush bar working.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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ez...there may be a second belt or the bearings in the beater are gummed up. Open up the area where the beater is. There should be a belt in there...if it is broken, you'll have to replace. Before you do...turn the beater by hand...if it turns hard, the bearings are jammed up with old grease or debris. You'll have to deal with that.
Posted on Dec 07, 2007
real simple you have to articulate the belt a little sideways and the belt should slide right between the pulley and the plastic.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
your floor adjustment spring is broken there is a plastic slider and clip if it is broken the height adj will not work you should get a new vacuum because this repair can cost as much as a new vac.also this is a common problem with the hoover brand I would get a sebo or an oreck they have a great warrentty and you will more than likly never buy a other vac.
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
you have to have it in the carpet setting in order to put pressure on the v-belt. there is no way to tighten up the v-belt, but i would try to replace the big flat belt. if you haven't changed this belt in over 6 months, i would change it. ( on average belts need to be changed every 6-8 months). the reason is that the belt streches over time and doesn't have enough tention to ingage the v-belt in order for the brush to work. hope this helps
Posted on Aug 06, 2009
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