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Oreck xl upright vacuum

Everything is fine, except the beater bar won't turn. There had been a pushpin stuck in it so it couldn't turn, but when I took it out, the problem is still there. Is there a reset button or something?

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Remove the five screws from the baseplate and replace your belt by removing your brushroll, putting the belt over the motor pulley, and then over the pulley on the brushroll, then replacing the brushroll in its original position and screwing the baseplate on. Note that you should make sure that the bearing ends of your brushroll spin freely prior to doing this to avoid the belt breaking again.

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