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I have a hoover F5853-900 steam cleaner.Everytime i lift it up the brushes turn but when they are on the carpet they quit.I got told that this model does not have a belt.I really love this steam clean

I have tried to clean the brushes .They turn really good when its off the carpet thats what i dont get but everytime i put it down they quit.Is it true that this model doesnt have a belt

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The brushes are turned by a motor. No belt. It's possible the gears on the brushes have a flat spot on them which would stop them from turning under a load.

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