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Brushes are not rotating, V-belt seems too loose


I realized last week, that the main brush is not rotating. I took the bottom cover off and realized that the existing v-belt seems too loose. But I could not figure out how it could become bigger overnight. Today I bought a new v-belt and also a new drive belt at Sears and after installing the new belts it seems that the new v-belt is again too loose and does not grab the brush-wheel tightly enough to rotate ir. The one roll that is driven by the broad drive belt which does rotate fast, but the v-belt is not moved along as it seems to be too big. Nothing else seems loose or moved. HELP!!!


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Re: brushes are not rotating, V-belt seems too loose

V-belt suppose to be loose (according the manual). I just replaces it (and was worry that it is loose), but brush rotating fine. So your problem is somewhere else.

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The v belt goes over the small silver wheel pully, not under. it is actually quite simple. I had to find out the hard way. I spent hours trying to figure out what was wrong with the belt and why it was so loose!

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Re: brushes are not rotating, V-belt seems too loose

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