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Brushes no longer spin. trying to clean excess hair from area but can not figure out to change belt if that is the problem.

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Check the belt if it is still connected to the brush

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1. Make sure the belt is in contact with the shaft. 2. Remove the roller and clean the brushes AND the area that seats into the vacuum. If there is too much hair, string, etc. the brush may not roll. chances are the belt is probably not making contact. If it was you would smell rubber burning if the brush wasn't turning.

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If the vacuum cleaner brush is not spinning, the brushroll bearing might be jammed. Try removing the brushroll assembly and cleaning all hair, string, lint, etc. from the brushroll bearing. If that doesn't solve the problem the brushroll may need to be replaced.
If the vacuum cleaner brush is not spinning, the brushroll assembly itself might be jammed. Try removing the brushroll assembly and cleaning all hair, string, lint, etc. from the brushroll bearings. If that doesn't solve the problem the brushroll may need to be replaced.
If the vacuum cleaner brush is not spinning, the brushroll itself might be jammed. Try removing the brushroll and cleaning all hair, string, lint, etc. from the brushroll bearings. If that doesn't solve the problem the brushroll may need to be replaced.
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If the vacuum cleaner brush is not spinning the belt might be broken, stretched out too much, or might have fallen off. Check the belt and replace as needed.

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Turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and inspect the brush area. Debris, strings, or pet hair may be tangled in the rollers, keeping them from turning. Use a pair of scissors to cut away any obstructions in this area. Flip the Hoover carpet cleaner back over, and turn it on to see if cleaning the rollers has solved the problem.
To check the belt, turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and remove the bottom plate screw with a Phillips head screwdriver. Investigate the belt area to see if it is broken or has somehow slipped off. If it is broken, you can order a part from Hoover.com or from many of the other online parts stores.
When the belt arrives, simply slide it on in place of the broken belt, reattach the bottom plate and turn the Hoover carpet cleaner right-side up. Turn it on to test your solution.

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