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Brushes wont rotate, no blockage and seal working perfectly. there is no difference when I turn on and off. but the noise when a turn on, for brushes to rotate.is louder. It was just turning slowly and then stopped. is there a little belt inside the vaccum head for rotation. regards

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I don't know what model you own, but all the models I owned did have a driving belt for the brushes. Usually situated at the bottom and can be accessed by removing the screws from the bottom cover. Hope this helps!

Posted on Oct 12, 2013

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SOURCE: Rotating bruch

take off the bottom cover where the roller brush is a few screws should be all it takes underneath cover should be roller and belt if belt is broke replace it lift up roller there is a slot for the belt to run in put other end should be the motor side put belt around pulley bar put it back the same way it came off.

hope this helps

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SOURCE: Brush won't spin when position of handle changes

The belt for this machine is very specific and only one size fits. It is not uncommon for vac shops to sell the wrong belt because the proper belt is not available from normal supply houses, so they will substitute something they think will work.

Also, assuming you do have the right belt, check the tension arm that drops down on the v-belt when the handle is brought back. This arm has a wheel/bearing with a plastic "tire" or trim that rolls on the belt to tighten it. Sometimes, this tire cracks and falls off and then the remaining bearing won't have the necessary tension to tighten up the belt.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Bissell Velocity Vacuum brushes stopped

The brush bearings wear out on these things. I know I replaced mine twice before buying new carpet. I've had it for 10 years,
You can order these parts on the Bissell website:
http://www.bissell.com/Products/p/CleanView+Brush/product.aspx
http://www.bissell.com/Products/ak/replacementparts/p/CVPT+II/product.aspx?%23=Detail#Detail
http://www.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/35934_804.pdf

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

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SOURCE: brush and belt no longer rotating

My vacuum does not have suction and the belt is no longer turning the brush

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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SOURCE: 6 rotating brushes

When you turn on the Vac with the brush strip NOT installed does the part that engages the brush strip turn at all? If so, when you install the brush strip see if the will turn when no pressure is applied to the brushes (tilt the Vac back). If none of this works, then the switch that engages the brushes when the unit is not fully upright may be broken. If the part that engages the brushes turns but won't turn when the brush strip is engaged then one of the parts that mate up it most likely stripped. Let us know what you discover!

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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