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6 rotating brushes

What causes the 6 rotating brushes to not work? I take the 6 brush strip offand turn the rod for the brushes and they turn. It's when I put the 6 rotating brushes back on the stemvac they do not turn. Do you have any suggestions? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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When you turn on the Vac with the brush strip NOT installed does the part that engages the brush strip turn at all? If so, when you install the brush strip see if the will turn when no pressure is applied to the brushes (tilt the Vac back). If none of this works, then the switch that engages the brushes when the unit is not fully upright may be broken. If the part that engages the brushes turns but won't turn when the brush strip is engaged then one of the parts that mate up it most likely stripped. Let us know what you discover!

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