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Beater bar not working on Halo vacuum

I've had this problem before, but usually the beater bar wasn't working because the door where the hose attaches isn't closed properly and so the suction isn't created and the beater bar ''knows'' to shut off.
Unfortunately, I have checked the door, it is closed, and still the beater bar isn't working.
Can anyone give me another solution, or than pressing the reset button.

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