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I smelled something like rubber abd now it won't pick up anything.

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In all probabilty, your beater bar brush was jammed and the belt that drives it was stuck while the motor that drives it was spinning. This problem will manifest otself as a burnt drive belt. If you can open up the base part ( where the beater bar is) and examine that area for the drive belt..chances are you wil find the problem.. while there.. make sure your beater bar is free to rotate ( power should be removed or disabled while checking all this) Hope this helps...

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