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Burning smell and not picking up

My oreck smells hot when i use it, and it doesn't pick up very well.

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That hot smell is probably coming from a bad belt. It happens to us all the time (we have a cleaning business). Open the bottom and replace the belt.

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Check for blockabe in bag inlet area, or bottom of unit by intake pivot.
ez check is to feel if bag blows firmly up with air when on, if not, you have a blockage.

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