Hoover H3030 FloorMate SpinScrub 500 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum\015 My Floormate SpinScrub won’t spin. The brushes are manually loose and turn. The pin is not broken that inserts in the hole. How can I get the brushes to scrub/spin?\015

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1-3 of 3 Answers. It is best to use the Hoover cleaning solution in the Hoover – FloorMate SpinScrub Hard Floor Cleaner. If you decide to use another brand, just be sure not to use a solvent based cleaning concentrates in your cleaner. Also, you cannot use any type of wax in the cleaner.
Should the brush not rotate freely there may be debris tangled around the ends of the brush, carefully remove any obstructions or replace the brush with a new one. We recommend that you fit a new belt and brush once per year to keep your Reactive vacuum working efficiently.
Vacuum cleaners use an electric motor that spins a fan, sucking in air – and any small particles caught up in it – and pushing it out the other side, into a bag or a canister, to create the negative pressure.
For use on bare floors or sealed wood floors. Not for use on carpets.
A: Bleach will degrade the rubber seals and cause leakage over time. On its other floor-cleaning products, Hoover specifically has started saying not to use bleach as it is one of the chief causes of leaking reser… see more.
Description. The FloorMate® Deluxe Hard Floor Cleaner delivers a deep clean while gently and safely scrubbing sealed hardwood, vinyl, ceramic tile, laminate and marble floor surfaces. With the Dual Tank Technology and specialty brushes for wood, tile & grout you can have a deluxe clean anywhere you need it.
You can use any brand in this machine. I have used bissle, hoover, even a Walmart pet one. They all work great.
The All-Purpose Cleaner can actually be used to mop floors, clean counter-tops, stoves, refrigerators, and even coffee tables and end-tables.
You may have stalled the brush motor. To reset, turn off and unplug, then plug back in and turn on. The brush roll may have lodged debris or other entanglements keeping the brush from rotating.
Clog located in the vacuum hose

Turn the unit on and feel the suction at the end of the hose handle. If there is no or low suction, then the clog is in the hose. You can remove the clog by running a long, stiff object through the hose, such as a butter knife, starting at the wall end.

Although vacuum cleaner and the short form vacuum are neutral names, in some countries (UK, Ireland) hoover is used instead as a genericized trademark, and as a verb. The name comes from the Hoover Company, one of the first and more influential companies in the development of the device.
A manual sweeper is used to clean floors, just like a vacuum cleaner. It houses a set of rollers which, when pushed along the floor, rotate and sweep dirt into an integrated container.
Take your time. Vacuuming slowly will allow your machine to suck up more dirt and dust, and ultimately get your rugs and carpets much cleaner. Slow vacuuming allows the brush to agitate the carpet properly and suck up the unclean bits that emerge.
In fact, vacuums are superior to mopping practices when it comes to your hardwood, because they suck up the debris and dirt straight away, rather than just spreading those scratch-causing particles around.
“We would recommend vacuuming at least once or twice a week—and more often if we have pets—with the right tools to remove dust quickly and effectively,” Patel advises.
Clean before you mop.

You should always sweep, dust mop or vacuum to remove large pieces of debris and stray hair.

You can use most carpet shampoos in any type of carpet cleaning machine. However, some solutions may have specific requirements, such as an upright or water-based machine.
What is a cheaper alternative to the Bissell Crosswave? The Bissell Crosswave is an excellent product, but its performance comes at a price. A cheaper alternative is the Hoover Floormate. Both models can be used for vacuuming and mopping.
Don`t mix bleach with ammonia, acids, or other cleaners.

Mixing bleach with common cleaning products can cause serious injuries. Be sure to always read the product label before using a cleaning product.

Hard, nonporous flooring surfaces, especially those in bathrooms and kitchens, can be easily cleaned with a Clorox bleach and water solution. It`s as simple as mixing up bleach and water, mopping it on, rinsing it off and letting everything air dry.
Don`t use straight ammonia, alkaline products or abrasive cleaners. They`ll dull or scratch the finish. Don`t rely on lemon juice or a vinegar-and-water solution to clean hardwood floors. “I don`t recommend using vinegar or lemon juice, at least not in large quantities, as these can damage the floor`s seal,” said Wise.
It is fine to mop, but excess moisture should be avoided, so use hot water that will evaporate quickly. We recommend using Osmo Wash and Care for cleaning your wood floor. For a more natural product, but equally as effective and available in most supermarkets, use Method Squirt & Mop.
The best mop for wood floors is a microfiber flat-head or string mop you can easily wring out. You can control the amount of moisture in the mop, and the microfibers pick up dirt and grime better than some traditional mops. Mix one tablespoon dish soap and one quart of water in a spray bottle.

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Spin brushes spin freely on steam vac when not attached to cleaner indicator screen not dirty speed selector is in high position brushes are clean spin brush indicator when brushes attached to machine does not rotate
ANSWER : If this is a Hoover Steam vac, the turbine which drives the brushes is bad. If not a Hoover, then what is it, they are different, need brand and model number.

My hoover spin scrub brushes stopped spinning and i have cleaned intake filter and tried to turn the thing that spins it…when brushes are off the hole turns then as soon as i connect brushes the brushes will not turn what else can i do!!???
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My model F5906-900 — problem is the brushes have stoped working… I pulled the brush assembly out by holding the two tabs, and all seems clean and the brush assembly rotates easly… onced the brush assembly is removed. What I did notice is the female driver slot (found in the main assembly unit) that drives the brushes seems stuck..Is that normal when the machine is not hooked up to power? How can I get the brushed going??? it is a good machine, but the brush options is important too it’s ab
ANSWER : (1) Assure the Brush Control on the hood is NOT set to the OFF position.
.(2) Remove the brush assembly by pulling/unlatching it from base on each side.
.(3) Does one of the brushes have the drive pin present? It should be about ¼ inch square, and two inches long. It attaches the brushes to the drive mechanism.
.(4) Remove and clean the intake filter. One the base of the cleaner, behind the brushes, squeeze the two red abs together and pull the panel down to access the screen. Clean the hair/debris off the screen and reassemble.

I have a Bissell Pro Heat 2X carpet cleaner and the brushes spin, then stop. I turn it off and when I re-start, the brushes do not spin until I push foreward. The it spins and stops again. Both belts are tight. The brushes spin if held above the carpet, but upon contact with carpet it stops. Same thing on a hard surface.
ANSWER : The reason for the brushes to stop when it is above any surface is there is a switch in the handle that stops the brushes so it dont burn your motor up it may have a faulty switch.

Electrolux vacuum brush not turning problem:

was vacuuming and rug got caught auto shut off kicked off power to brush. instead of hitting red button to restart brush I disconnected brush to vacuum some hair in Conner. after i reconnected the brush and hit the red button but no power to brush. Light won’t even switch on. Hope you can help

ANSWER : Under the vacuum, there is a guard..remove the guard , either by 2 screws or by 2 clips..there is a belt under the guard..that is connected to the brush..the belt need to be replaced.

I snagged a loose throw rug with the Dyson last night. It jammed the brushes which stopped spinning, Once I removed all the entangled fibers the motor won’t turn. The vacume still sucks, but the brushes don’t spin I’m concerned I burnt up the motor for the brushes
ANSWER : Have you checked the belt? You can do so by removing the bottom plate from the power head. Once removed, check the belt. If broken or worn, it needs replaced.
.An instruction video for replacing the belt can be found on the below link.
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.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1nSYmrLLsE&feature=related

Brushes won’t spin on FloorMate
ANSWER : You need to replace the belt or make sure the brushes are locked into place.

Why wont the brushes spin? I have had this machine for about 3 years and it has always worked great, tonight the brushes will not spin at all, it still sprays and sucks up the water. We took the brushes off and were able to spin them by hand
ANSWER : In this machine there is no belt. The brushes actually spin by vacuum and in the turbine assembly there is a small wheel bearign which rusts out. You will need to remove and repair or replace the turbine and gear assembly P/N should be 43191009