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Rotator brush not spinning. Handle is not in the locked upright position. Says it's beltless, so is this likely an interlock switch or drive motor problem ?

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  • masong271 Sep 27, 2010

    Read again it again! The handle IS NOT in the locked upgright position.
    So again I ask: which is more likely - a dirty or defective interlock switch (handle in the down position not closing the switch), or a defective Rotator brush motor ? How would I find out?

  • masong271 Sep 27, 2010

    Read it again. Handle is not locked in the upright position.

  • masong271 Sep 27, 2010

    On the top of the carpet nozzle housing there is a Reset switch (overload protection). Check it closely to see if it has tripped and its yellow plunger is extended. If it has tripped, reset it by pushing the plunger in.

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Hi, the brush roll will only spin when your handle is not in the locked upright position, once the handle goes upright - the brushroll de-activates

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http://www.sears.com/ Customer Service 1-800-4-MY-HOME 1-800-469-4663
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