Question about Hoover Vacuums
The brush head appears to not be locked in place and is moving up and down. How can I fix this problem?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This happens when the filter on the inside of the lid for the dirty water tank is pushed all of the way up. You need to leave a 1/4 in. gap from the top to the top of the filter.
Posted on Jan 10, 2008
It sounds like you need to replace the actuator arm or the cable to it. Look for Hoover part 43143046 for a start. I've got a similar problem.
Posted on Jun 04, 2009
The reason for the brushes to stop when it is above any surface is there is a switch in the handle that stops the brushes so it dont burn your motor up it may have a faulty switch.
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
If you don't have the user's manual for the machine, here it is:
Check your system for any obstructions that could possibly causing the problem. Also, remove the brushes and see if there's a problem between the brushes and the motor.
Posted on Aug 25, 2009
The brushes are turning by an air driven turbine. The turbine has a
pivot bushing made of steel inside of it that gets rusty because of the
water that is running through it. The turbine will have to be replaced.
You can find a genuine hoover replacement part by following the link
Turbine Brush Gear Part # 43191008
F5914 Parts Link
Posted on Feb 28, 2010
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