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Cleaning brushes will not turn. I have cleaned the filter

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Hi There,

Here's how you can fix the problem of your brushes not spinning on your Hoover SteamVac:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t4286338-hooverspin_scrub_brushes_always_stop


Hope that helps you,

Chris Jones
goVacuum.com

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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