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Hoover F7431-900 steam vac brushes wont work

The vacuum works fine. hand tool brushes work fine too. its just the bottom brushes wont spin. how to remove the hood to check inside?

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  • Anonymous Jul 21, 2008

    I have the same problem with steam vac hoover. everything works fine except the brushes wont turn. My machine was fairly new at the time I noticed. What gives?

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The brushes are activated by suction, my berings and gears froze up, i took it apart, kinda hard to figure out, but not as bad as it looks. i lubed the berings and the gears, then i took an air compressor to the activation fins and let it spin, lubed again then hit it with air again, now works better then new.....GL

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Http://www.vacuumcleanershop.com/hvrmdlf7205900.htm#B2
Heres the exploded view. Probably need part #23

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