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Brushbar won't turn but suction is great.

I have taken this vacuum apart several times now trying to find out why the burshbar doesn't seem to be turning. I can hear the suction and see dust particles in the canister but I cannot push the machine because the bar won't turn and it's too hard! I have checked for obstructions in the U-bend and the airway inspection valve. They're clear. The filer is clean and I think the soleplate is flush with the cleaner head. If I run it for very long, I can smell rubber getting hot. The belt I assume but it looks OK to me. Please H E L P!

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  • Wishiknew2 Feb 15, 2009


    1. Thanks for your helpful reply. So how do I fix the belt slipping problem?

  • tkeller3815 Feb 17, 2009

    I need to change the brush belt but can't figure out how.

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Brush belt sounds like it is slipping

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

  • moparperf92 Feb 15, 2009

    you will have to make sure that the components that the belt ride on are secure and if so you will have to buy a new belt, part number should be on belt but, it may be worn off, if so get the model number and serial number off the sweeper

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