Thread Number: 44849  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
HELP How does one replace bearings on a hoover 612 brush roll
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Post# 465593   8/28/2023 at 00:05 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        

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Hey guys as I was oiling the two bearings in the brush roll, one of them had separated into three pieces, the inner race the outer race and the little ballbearings does anybody know of how to remove a stuck how to race on a bearing? And what type of bearings should I use?

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Post# 465594 , Reply# 1   8/28/2023 at 01:10 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        
Great news, I got the stuck race out

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I just need to source some bearings, preferably a closest original style instead of something from a bearing shop I have seen them on This Vacuum site, they look to be pretty decent quality, but I think this website is probably broken because when I try and get a closer look at me brush strips or search for anything it comes up with a server error

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Post# 465597 , Reply# 2   8/28/2023 at 02:20 by repairman (Woodridge, IL)        

Not sure if this will work in a brushroll that predates the Convertible/Senior machines since I've never tried it. The old bearings used a felt washer along with a retaining clip. If you have any spare brushrolls with the revised bearing, you can test fit it before ordering the part.

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Post# 465599 , Reply# 3   8/28/2023 at 05:52 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        
I might actually try this,

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Iíll check the seniors and my convertibles

Post# 465600 , Reply# 4   8/28/2023 at 06:18 by Adam-aussie-vac ( Canberra, Australia )        
So I just checked my Senior and convertible, and ironically

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It looks like they also have shot bearings so thatís another four bearings Iíve got a buy


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