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Problems with the Hoover Steam vac Heated carpet cleaner

Brushes stopped spinning and suction of water stopped in the middle of cleaning caarpet.

The brushes do not spin.
I have cleaned the filter under the machine and they still do not move.
I have also cleaner the nozzle , now have better suction but no spinnung brushes
This is the Steam Vac Dual V

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  • danewman Dec 25, 2007

    I too have a problem with the brushes not spinning. I have taken much of the vacuum apart, cleaned the brush assembly and inspected the linkage that actuates the air valve that powers the brush motor. Everything is linked properly and the air valve opens, bypassing the motor, when the selector is set to brushes off and the valve closes sending air to the motor when the selector is set to brushes on and the handle is taken out of the locked up position. It should work but is not. I am guessing that it is something to do with the air powered motor that spins the brushes. With it removed I could not spin the output shaft that engages the brushes. Can anyone suggest a fix?

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    same here.  brush will not spin.  removed, cleaned. no positive results.

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You'll have to go into the turbine assembly and check the bearings. Mine stopped spinning and this solved that problem. I simply began working the seized bearing until it rolled again, packed it in grease and reassembled.

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The first thing to check is the filter on the inside of the lid to the recovery tank, if it is all of the way up to the top, it can cause variouys problems, it should have a 1/4 in gap from the top. The other thing is the turbine, that is what drives the brushes. If the brush block is ok, then most likely the turbine is bad and will ahve to be replaced. Part # for the turbine is 43191006 and sells for about $60.

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

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