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After cleaning my steam cleaner, the brushes won't spin. They snap in but when turned on won't spin.

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Hi There,

Here's how you may diagnosis your Hoover SteamVac brushes when they don't spin. It's either the brushes are dirty and need to be cleaned, the brush block itself has gone bad and needs to be replaced, or the internal turbine that spins the brush has gone bad and needs to be replaced.

Here's a step by step instruction on how you can diagnosis the brushes not spinning:
http://www.fixya.com/support/t4286338-hooverspin_scrub_brushes_always_stop

If you need to replace the turbine, here's a link to a repair that I did on how to replace the turbine assembly:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4530769-diagnosis_fix_hoover_steamvacs_when

I hope this helped you. Please leave feedback, or rate my repair helpful if this answered your question. If you need further help on this repair, please just use the comment field on the repair page and I'll be more then happy to walk you through some more advanced diagnosing that you can do.

Thanks so much,

Chris Jones
goVacuum.com

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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If this is a Hoover Steam vac, the turbine which drives the brushes is bad. If not a Hoover, then what is it, they are different, need brand and model number.

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Sounds like you could have an elevator broken (part #2000010). You will have to take the top off to replace them or to check to see if one of them is broke. There is one on each side so when the handle is in the upright, they push againsy the brush roll to lift it up. As for not spinning, chack the cogged belt as well as the cogged pulley on the pump, if it is bad, you will have to replace the pump.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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