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Hoover carpet cleaner


The brushes have just stoped for no reason. I use it very often and have never had a problem. I called a repair man and he said it was a belt, then i called hoover and they said they dont have a belt. Im on a very fixed income so i cant aford to get someone to fix it. I took it apart and cleaned everything, and lubed what i knew would not hurt it. the spring was still in contact when i looked at it. what else could it be. and where would i look for it. it a hoover spin scrub.
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    I have the same problem with the brushes not spinning on my Hoover model F7431-900. I have looked at everything possible, including replacing the turbine but the brushes still don't spin. Any idea what else might be wrong???

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Take the brush block out, is the shaft that goes up into the turbine there, or is it broken off. If gone, then replace the brush block. If there, then probably the turbine isn't working, this is what drives the brushs. It may be just clogged up, you can remove the turbine, take it apart and clean it out real good and put it back together. If it works, then you are set, if not, then it will have to be replaced.

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