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Dirtlifter Powerbrush does not turn

I have the Bissell ProHeat 7901 series and I just bought it 2 days ago it worked fine to do my carpets and when I took it over to my parents house to shampoo there carpets I got the machine ready to shampoo.I turned the machine on and the brushes moved for about a minute then the brushes stopped.I opened the belt access door and the belt looks good and not broken. In my manual it says there is 2 belts a brush belt and a pump belt. Where is the brush belt and pump belt located.and which belt am I looking at when I remove the belt access door.Also how can I fix it so that the brushes work again. please help ASAP

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Re: Dirtlifter Powerbrush does not turn

Make the machine safe from the power source first
When you remove the belt access door you are looking at the pump belt,
To gain access to the brush belt you must turn the machine over and remove the brush at the bottom of the machine.
there are two screw in the red retainers at each side of the brush, remove the screws and the retainers and the pivot arms ,you should see the brush belt and the pump

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