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Need to know how to take it apart

Hi, Can you email me the exploded pic of the F7220900Hoover SteamVac. The one that posts on here is too small to see the detail well.

The long plastic post that turns the brushes has broken off inside the motor. I need to get it out to replace and it seems to be jammed in there. An assistance would be great.

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  • fhdaddy Jun 09, 2008

    Yeah it came out! I had to get creative with what I used to get that broken shaft out. I tried tweezers, an unfolded paper clip, dental tools, and even a broken screw removal tool. Finally, I remembered that my swiss army knife has a long skinny blade that I have never had a use for til now. I jammed it into the plastic shaft and gently wiggled until it came out.

    Now the next question is can I replace just that green shaft or do I have to replace the whole brush unit? I saw the replacement brush unit for $25 but would prefer to just replace that little shaft if possible. Does the brush unit come apart easily? It looks all plastic and I didn't want to pry too ******* it. Thanks again for all the help.


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You should be able to grab it and pull it out. It just sits in the hole, if you have to use something sharp that you can push into it enough to pull it out. You also didn't give me your email addy to email you the picture.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

  • Lauren Junge
    Lauren Junge Jun 09, 2008

    You will have to replace the complete brush block.

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