Tip & How-To about Vacuums
Drive belt is slipping.
Remover cover from the bottom of the power head or base if upright style. Usually just 2 to 4 screws.
You will see a belt (thick rubber band) connecting the beater bar (roller with brushes) to the motor. Remove the beater bar and belt. You do not need to remove the motor. The beater bar will be held by clamps and screws. Remove the screws and clamps and lift the beater bar directly up.
Take the belt to your local vacuum dealer (note make and model) and get a replacement.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Note: you will find a lot of hair and junk twisted around the beater bar. Take the time now to cut it all off.
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