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Belt replacement hi...well the belt is fine, its just that i can't figure out how its supposed to catch on to the hook thats connected to the handle that has the green and red arrows that say "belt on" and "belt off." the belt is just loose around the brush roll. the vacuum still works, it just doesn't seem right to have the belt on there if it's not "on" anything. how do i use the "belt on, belt off" handle to catch the belt so that it is actually "on" or "off" something?

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Re: belt replacement

The belt handle should be turned so the red arrow is lined up. Then make sure the belt is hooked on the inner assembly handle. Reconnect the vaccum assembly to vaccum and turn handle to allow green arrow to align and the belt is hooked on motor rod anmd your ready to vacuum.

Posted on Jun 17, 2007

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1. Place handle in operating position and turn cleaner over.

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2 remove the 4 screws holding base plate on and carefully remove the base plate, on mine there is a small catch that must be released.
3the belt compartment is on the right, remove the old belt, it's about 1 and 1/4 wide.
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5 Replace the base plate , click in the self catching clip last.
6 Replace the four screws and test the vacume.

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If you are talking about the main sweeper attatchment, Lift the light at the front of the upright machine, Make sure the belt inside the sweeper it is over the hook when you turn the handle on the front anti-clockwise to "belt off". Turning handle raises belt.
The hooks at the bottom of sweeper go over the bar at the base of the body. It helps to lift the wheels slightly.
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