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Loud Grinding Noise

Bought a steam vac from a garage sale. I'm a first time user, and it worked great, but ehn all of a sudden it started making a grinding noise, so I turned it off, and it will not power back on. My husband checked for something possibly stuck in it, or a busted belt, but can't seem to find the problem. He also noticed that the fuse did not burn out. Is there something in it that can be replaced or is the motor burned out?

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  • colleenk77 Mar 07, 2008

    hello! i have had my hoover steam vac for a few years and worked great until today when it also makes griding like noise and it kinda smelled like a belt but the manual does not say anything about a belt for this unit. It still turns on but smells like a burned belt or is it motor? help!!! I am have done with my carpet and need to know so in case i have to replace the unit all together!!!



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Take out the brush block and see if it will power on, if not then probably your motor has gone bad.

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