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Oreck seems to push hard at random times oreck xl type 6

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Either have to take the bottom plate off, or there is a small door with one screw to remove to replace the belt. Then it goes around the motor shaft and then over the pulley on the brush roll.

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SOURCE: While vacuuming it's unusually hard to push.

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I see your post is from May. I just joined Fixya this month so, id you're still looking for a solution, I would saythe belt broken or is so stretched the roller isn't spinning. Here is an link to an online guide with illustrations for changing belt. Also check the roller brushes for wear and change if necessary. Hope this helps.

http://www.info-vacuum-cleaner.com/oreck-vac-belt.php

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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yes. it might be broken. you will need to remove the 5 screw on the bottom and see if the belt is burned. it more that likly is.

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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The roller brush on my Oreck XL Classic has only center bristles. Both sides have been worn down to nothing. It is hard to push.Why are the bristles wearing down?


Sounds as if the wheels are collapsed on one side and the brush is harder in contact on one side. In correct alignment the brush should just kiss the top of the carpet causing the bristles to flex a little.

Oreck will fix it for you under warranty;
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sometimes the little rubber wheels in front wear out of round and bind. Try those first (if they're the tiny ones you must buy a pack of 20 from oreck directly) and Orecks are known for being hard to push when bag begins to fill up.

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The key to pushing an Oreck is to use as low an angle of the handle as is possible. The more upright the handle, the harder it is to push. The closer to the floor that the handle is, the easier the machine is to push.

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Oreck XL hard to push


yes. it might be broken. you will need to remove the 5 screw on the bottom and see if the belt is burned. it more that likly is.

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While vacuuming it's unusually hard to push.


Hi,
I see your post is from May. I just joined Fixya this month so, id you're still looking for a solution, I would saythe belt broken or is so stretched the roller isn't spinning. Here is an link to an online guide with illustrations for changing belt. Also check the roller brushes for wear and change if necessary. Hope this helps.

http://www.info-vacuum-cleaner.com/oreck-vac-belt.php

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Posted by FISHERMAN928 on Jul 06, 2008
Older Oreck XL, new belt, new bag, checked for clogs, does not pick up
as it used to, and, much harder to push, seems to grab or drag, why????


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. There are a couple of things that may work. Depending on if you have the old style brushroll you can upgrade to a new style Oreck brushroll that has twice the brushes and will a work a lot smoother. Also, clean the bottom plate – get rid of any dust and dirt build up and then spray the bottom with silicone and let it dry after you have totally cleaned it. Always use Oreck genuine belts and to change the belt every 4 to 6 months for the best cleaning and store the extra Oreck belts in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator, other wise if you have a new belt, gag, you have checked for clogs there is no reason why it should be hard to push, if the silicone does not work replace the bottom plate.

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