Question about Hoover Vacuums
Or belt got wet and slipping
Posted on Feb 08, 2018
Sounds like the motor has expired.Usually the brushes in the motor are worn out
Posted on Feb 08, 2018
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
These motors have a fuse incorporated in the field winding and it sounds like that blew. These motors sometimes overheat at the front bearing and the bearing will melt into the plastic housing. This will cause the fuse to blow. It sounds like that's your problem. You can remove the motor by removing the three screws on the bottom of the powerhead and then check the front bearing for any bubbling or blistering in the plastic housing. The shaft of the motor should turn easily.
Posted on Jan 27, 2008
If this model has a brush control - i.e a roller at the side of the model which controls brush to spin or not, then its a protected brush model - therefore even if the drive belt is intact the Dyson would have to be repaired by a service personnel or professional. The brush protection isn't able to be taken apart and sounds like it may well have slipped off due to tension.
Posted on Apr 02, 2009
Try Larryclare1's solution for a Kenmore and see if it helps. Worked wonders for both my turbo brush attachments. http://www.fixya.com/support/t1095798-kenmore_model_116_powermate_jr_stopped
Posted on Feb 27, 2010
SOURCE: hoover aquamaster
sounds like you need to attach the air hose
with reservoir in place you clip on the lid with tubes attached, one of them goes down to the floor cleaning nozzle, the other tube should be about 20cm long with an end piece,
this is the air hose and it fits into a small hole under the reservoir on the motor housing (the heavy mains powered part that clips onto the big recovery drum that sits on floor)
it's mentioned briefly in the manual, here it is in pdf form http://www.box.net/shared/rnh39ffjcq
Posted on May 14, 2011
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