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Brush head not spinning

I currently have the same problem. I noticed that the brush doesn't spin anymore when I have it on the "bare floor" setting. I tried messing with the black thing and the spring underneath but nothing. Did you get your problem resolved? If so, what did you do? I've had this vacuum for almost a year and it just started to happen.

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  • bhbwoe Apr 13, 2008

    Eureka 2998 AZ

  • 2901mslisa Apr 28, 2008

    I also notice that my brush on my vaccum is not spinning and I don't know why I don't use it that often and I keep it clean and well matained. I really need help this one because I really lhe love my vaccum.

    Steps I took to try and fix the problem:

    1. Check the suction in the hose and where the brushes are

    2. I took the brush off to see if the motor was spinning the little silver stem

    3. I put the brush back on and notice the brush was not spinning and causing the belt to burn.

  • vikeshj Nov 17, 2008

    I have the same problem and also need assistance. Motor spins the belt but the brush won't turn and belt starts to burn.



    Any advise of how to fix this will be appreciated.



    Thanks.

    Dirt Devil Issues

  • shardin888 Jan 04, 2009

    Essentially I have the same problem with the brush, but without the accompanying burning smell.

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Remove brush from vacum, remove ends of brush, clean...

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