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Hover F7452-900 My brushes are not turning. I have taken the tanks off to check the switch that changes from carpet to hard terrain to Ceramic tile.I noticed that there is a spring that has came off. I tried to disassemble the top half (nose) of the cleaner but I have came to a stand still. I cannot figure out how to remove the cover so I can figure out where the spring should be attached. I have removed all the screws that are visible and it still won't budge. It is loose but on the back side of the cover near the wheels it seems to still be screwed in. I don't want to break it to find out

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  • shawbria2 Aug 18, 2008

    I was able to remove the cover and reattached the spring, this fixed my problem. I did however notice that if you do not have a good seal located between the bottom tank and that rubber seal your brushes will not turn.

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Regarding the brushes not turning:

Your filter may need to be cleaned. It is located behind your brushes. With your tanks removed and the cleaner unplugged; tilt your cleaner back. The filter screen located behind your brushes can be removed by squeezing the sides of the filter and lifting and pulling toward you. Clean and replace.

It would be difficult for me to advise you any further without seeing exactly what you have done.

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