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Brush on vac

The brush on our Hoover windtunnel canister won't rotate. I have checked the belt and did have to reattach it to the spindle on the motor, however it still will not rotate. I have checked for blockage and made sure the button was in the right position. Thanks

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Re: brush on vac

I don't know how old your machine is, but the belt should be changed at least once a year and you should check to make sure the roller spins freely. There are bearings at either end of the roller and they will become contaminated with dirt and hair after a while and will need to be serviced. A new belt will help, but won't last if the roller is in need of service.

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

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