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My vacuum main brush will not spin, the belt is working but the brush is somehow jammed. how do i fix it.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: roller brush won't spin (bissel 6390/3910 series)

I just fixed mine. It took me all of 10 minutes. Pull the brush out. Stand the brush on end on the edge of your study work bench/table top. while holding the brush vertical( on end) take a small phillips screwdriver and tap using a hammer on the metal pin you see in the middle of the brush. Keep tamping and the whole assembly will come apart. What you will have then is a long metal shaft, 2 bearings(they are acutally skateboard wheel bearings same number same make). Clean the gobbed up hair with a razor blade and then reassemble by tapping back together. The bearing wont be worn out because they are way too tough for a vaccum. We used ride down hills on them! a ten minute fix wow and you wont have to drive to vacuum shop and spend $$ and time

Posted on Apr 03, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Bissell Lift-off

its probably the motor. remove the covers with a #2 phillips head screwdriver and cut the wires to the motor ( unplugged ). purchase some crimps at radio shack to resplice the wires together in the same fashion.

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Attachment will not spin

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problem covered in user manual

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

brewerstool
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SOURCE: brushes not spinning

Sounds like the belt has been stretched. Check the belt and see if the tension is ok. You should be able to view the belt after removing the sole plate. If the belt is loose you need to replace it.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

chrismyers67
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SOURCE: I have the bissell power force bagged upright

sounds like your brush roll is seized. Remove the brush roll (see picture) and make both of the end caps spin freely. If not, replace it and you should be set.

*An example of a brush roll*
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Make sure that the brush roll spins freely.


Hope that helps.
Chris

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

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I can think of three things that could be wrong.

The easiest one is that the brush has hair and fluff wrapped around its bearing. This happened to me and was causing a burning rubber smell. Turn it over and remove the base plate. Lift the belt by putting a piece of cord under it and slide the brush out. Remove one end of the brush and slide the spindle out. Clean all the hair out and reassemble.

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