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Beater bar belt broke. how do you replace it?

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  • cj122 Apr 04, 2009

    What are you calling a glide plate and how do you remove it if the belt isn't broken?

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Remove the glide plate, take out the brush and broken belt.
Refit new belt and roller. re fit glide plate
away you go

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The brush on my Electrolux Versatility will not spin. You can spin it by hand, but the motor will not spin it.


Hello, W/D here.
Since the brush will not spin, but the motor works, either the belt has come off of the motor shaft, the belt is worn past it's useful life, or the beater bar has seized.
1. Turn off the power (unplug).
2. Remove the bottom plate. With the plate off, use your finger to test the tension of the belt. It should be tight, and roll when you roll the beater bar by hand.
3. Remove the beater bar and belt. Inspect the beater bar, particularly by the bearings. Remove any twine, hair, etc.
4. Inspect the belt for abnormal wear. If there is any significant wear in the belt, replace it.
5. Reassembly is in the reverse order. Place the belt on the beater bar. While holding the beater bar close to it's position, place the belt on the motor shaft. Rotate the beater bar bearings to their proper position and install the beater bar. Replace the cover plate.

Best regards, --W/D--

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The beater bar will not turn. I have cut all the hair and lint off but it still will not trun.


is the belt broke ? also try taking the beater bar off the vacuum and then checking the end roller bearings. clean and lubricate with some light oil. make sure belt is solid.

Dec 17, 2010 | Vacuums

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The belt broke on my vacuum, how do i change it. the vacuum is a eureka model number 3041


Remove the base plate. It is held with screws accessible from under the unit.

Inside you will see the beater bar and the belt.
Remove the beater bar. This is self explanatory once you see inside the power head.
Remove the old belt.

Find a replacement from your local dealer or online.

Replacement is the reverse of removal.

This is a simple job you only need a screwdriver.

Good luck, please rate this answer. Thanks.

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The beater bar on my Dyson won't turn. The vacuum runs and suctions but the bar won't turn and the belt is not broke. The beater bar did get a carpet fiber caught and wrapped around it which stopped the...


The belt doesn't have to be broken to make the vacuum not work correctly. If the belt is stretched the vacuum won't operate the way it is supposed to. You can get replacement Dyson Belts here:

Dyson Replacement Belts

Dec 06, 2009 | Vacuums

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Belt replacement


It's a fairly simple job. The belt just loops over the end of the beater bar and motor shaft. Need to take the cover off the beater bar housing to get to it. Most difficult part is stretching the belt while putting the beater bar back in the housing.

Charlie

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The brush isn't spinning


the belt is broke. you can buy a new one for around 5-10 dollars at target or walmart, or loews or homedepot.take the screws of the bottom panel to expose belt. you will have to pull out the beater bar to replace the belt. just pull on it after the bottom plate is removed the beater bar just slides out. slide the new belt down the beater bar then pull the belt over the spinning pin. now stretch the beater back to its original position it should slide right in. replace the bottom plate and your back in business

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Smell coming from vacuum when using beater bar


Check to see if the Belt is broke or a build of dirt is were the belt is . Make sure the beater bar is sitting in place .Best of luck Ed.

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Beater bar


on the bottom take out 2 screws they are closer to the back wheels pull off cover there is a plastic cover over the beater bar take off there is a belt if it broke or wore out change the belt that should fix your problem

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How do i replace a belt?


on the bottom above the beater bar there should be two deep set screws one on the right and the left take them out. =you can use a flat blade screw driver to pop the sides off you should see the gap at the edges the belt if there is one left would be attached to the beater bar replace the belt .should all go back together same way it came apart. hope this helps ya.

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