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Hose attachment doesn't work

My 5914-900 is only a couple of months old. I've never used the hose attachment because the brushes won't turn. It works fine except for this. What could be wrong? Thanks

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  • mareem56 Oct 12, 2009

    Everything works fine except the brushes on the hose attachment. Thanks

  • mareem56 Oct 12, 2009

    Everything works fine except the brushes on the hose attachment. Thanks

  • rkintz May 11, 2010

    Please clarify: Are you saying the brushes on the floor do not turn, or the brushes on the hand tool?

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If there is sufficient suction at the end of the hose, the brushes should turn. Temporarily cover the rectangular opening that contacts the carpet/upholstery. This increases the suction to the air turbine, and may start it. The only other thing the user can do is to try to turn one of the brushes to assure the components rotate internally. It will not rotate easily.

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