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Hoover windtunnel Self-propelled - brush roll stops

There isn't enough tension on the brush roll. Not sure if it is the spring, brush roll, or wheel. Has anyone had this problem and what was the fix? Not sure which to replace first. Thanks

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  • Rbrucec Feb 11, 2008

    By the way, this is the bagged model, U6445-902. Also the outside of the belt where the wheel touches has no wear, i.e. there is no fading on the numbers, and it is the correct part number for the model, 38528034. Thanks.

  • Rbrucec Feb 12, 2008

    Thanks for the advice, I will replace the belt and see if that resolves the problem.

  • dkay_10 Dec 21, 2008

    The brush roll is not working when the arm is down. On top of vacuum where it says brush roll red is always in off position. Just replaced the v belt and drive belt.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    brush will not roll on hoover mach 5

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There is a idler wheel that will drive the V belt, sometimes they jam and you just have to reach in, push and make sure if comes in contact with the belt. Alot of times tho it is the other flat belt, 38528035 that will stretch and can cause you to have problems with the brush roll not turning.

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