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Hoover turbo vac 5200

The brushes will not rotate.... ??

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Re: hoover turbo vac 5200

Pull out the brush block, do the brushes turn freely and is the shaft that goes uo into the turbine there or did it break off. If the brush block is ok, then the turbine is probably bad and will need to be replaced.

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
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