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Spin brushes on Steam Vac

Hi I need to know how to remove the cover on my dual v steam vac f7431-900 hoover so I can check to see if there is a belt not working or if the brush switch is broken.

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  • nanickv Jul 27, 2008

    same problem..can't get top cover off to get to turbine.

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The cover is only secured by 3 screws. One on the top, and two other on the underside. The two on the underside are located on the black plastic and are deeply recessed. After removing these 3 screws, on the top there are 2 snap in post. Simply squeeze these posts inward, towards the center and the cover should lift off.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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the brushes are activated by suction, my berings and gears froze up, i took it apart, kinda hard to figure out, but not as bad as it looks. i lubed the berings and the gears, then i took an air compressor to the activation fins and let it spin, lubed again then hit it with air again, now works better then new.....GL

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your belt is probably brokan. underneath the machine you will see some screws carefully take them out writing down which screw went where. than you can pop the plate off and look in there and see if your belt is brokan. If it is the belt number is important to find in your book that came with the machine. hope this helps you.

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