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Vacuum smells like burning rubber when on, no suction, leaving black marks on carpet

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Usually when my vacuum smells like burning rubber, the belt needs to be changed and that is very easy to do. You just need to remove the the screws that hold in the rotator and put in a new belt. When the belt needs to be changed the vacuum will not pick up anything and this could make it seem like there is no suction. I hope this helps!

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It sound like the belt is burnt and probably snapped.

Turn the foot of the vaccum over and look where the wheel is that has the brushes on, there should be a belt attached to one end if there isn't then it is probably snapped. Take the cover off of the foot and check. You may need to replace the belt

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