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The brushes do not rotate. It is not the filter.

The brushes do not rotate. It is not the filter.

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Hi There,

When the brushes stop spinning, this indicates either that your spin scrub brushes are dirty and need cleaning, or that the internal turbine assembly has gone bad. Unfortunately this problem is widespread on Hoover SteamVac's.

No worries though, I have written a detailed diagnosing of this problem, and explain step by step how to fix it.

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Posted on Jun 01, 2010

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Sounds as though your drive belt has come off. Or you have an object stopping the brushes from rotating.

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the belt has streached go to walmart and get a new one.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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Posted by mathis_23 on Jul 02, 2008
I cleaned filter and the brushes are still not rotating.

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. It probably is not the filter that will start the brushes turning again, it may be a few other things. There is a switch in the front that indicates brushes on and brushes off, and the switch could be broken, it could be that the brushes come in an assembly and the assm could be belt driven and you would have to replace the belt or the drive mechanism the turns the brushes is broken. These are just suggestions and you should check the schematic in your owner’s manual under trouble shooting. If you don’t have a owner’s manual, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

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