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Vacuum bar not rolling

Hi!  I am using my roommate's eureka.  It is gorgeous and fancy so of course I had to go and break it. 

I don't know exactly what happened.  I ran over a bookbag strap, heard a "clunk" sound, turned the vacuum off, pulled the strap out, and turned the vacuum back on.  The rolling bar no longer rolls.  I examined this bar.  It had a dryer sheet wrapped around it (not sure where it picked that up or how long it was there).  I pulled and removed the dryer sheet.  The bar still does not roll. There is other debris around it- a couple of hairs- but nothing that would interfere with it rolling.  Vacuum still has suction and all other parts seem to be fine.  Do you know how to remove and clean the roller?  Or should I just give up, fess up to the roommate, and bring it to get serviced somewhere?

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Belt is busted . Need new belt . Vac comes with three additional belts. Ask your roomate belts he should have them somewhere.

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