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Not working bissell power pro carpet cleaner not working. was working fine, then I smelled rubber like a belt had broken. does it have a belt that can break.

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The bissell shampooers use belts t run the pump and the beater bar. if the master beltbroke which is the one that controls the pump and beater bar then yes the machine will not dispense water or turn the beater bar. it will have to be replaced *the belt that is*

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Brush Belt broken or disconnected. Very weak belt. Colossal engineering mistake by Bissell. Belt itself and its components are under way to much stress for the size they developed to perform their task. For Quality Control to let such an obvious blunder pass can only mean that it was intentional for reasons, Im sure, beneficial to Bissell and costly for the consumer. No telling how many people buy another entire machine when this rubberband of a belt breaks like it was intended. Bissell is not a consideration of myself or anyone I can enlighten.







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