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Roller not turning when I drag vacuum across the rug. Got something caught in it, pulled it out, then stopped working properly.

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Check the belt and what got stuck in it

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I had the same thing happen and when I removed the bottom plate on the bottom (there are three plastic screws to turn and the plate slips off) I found that when I got the thing caught and pulled it out it broke the belt and that was why the beater bar brushes didn't turn.

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