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My rug doctor (wide track) started making a,loud noice. I thought it was a belt broke. I can't find that they sell belts. Wondering is it the motor? Or something else?

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Best take it to a vacuum machine repair shop and have a proper diagnosis of the problem done
save a lot of guess work and money

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