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I HAVE A UP RIGHT HOOVER THE BELT IS IN GOOD SHAPE BUT THE BRUSH WILL NOT MOVE. I CAN USE THE HOSE TO PICK UP DIRT. BUT I CAN NOT WHEN I USE IT UP RIGHT.

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I HAVE A UPRIGHT
Posted by what is the on Jul 24, 2008
I HAVE A UP RIGHT HOOVER THE BELT IS IN GOOD SHAPE
BUT THE BRUSH WILL NOT MOVE.
I CAN USE THE HOSE TO PICK UP DIRT.
BUT I CAN NOT WHEN I USE IT UP RIGHT.

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The belt is in good shape but your brushroll could be froze up or the bearings are shot in the ends of the brushroll or you may have a dirt, thread and hair buildup in the ends on both sides, or you may have to replace the brushroll depending on if it is a wood or metal brushroll. The best way to see if the brushroll is good is to stand it on end and spin it to see if it spins freely m if not try the things that I mentioned above or replace it. Also, the recommended belt change on any vacuum cleaner is every 4 to 6 months for the best cleaning. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

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Contact our Customer Service Department at 1.330.499.9499
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Thanks, Don the Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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