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How do we get to the belt? The brush will not rotate we want to check the belt but can't figure out how to get to the belt?

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Most uprights have several screws holding the panel on the underside of the vacuum. You need to turn the vacuum upside down and remove the screws and the panel. This will give you access to the brush and the belt..
Don't forget to make sure the vacuum is unplugged prior to doing this!! Hope this was of some help.

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  2. With Rotating Floor Brush removed from vacuum cleaner, grasp old Drive Belt and remove from Motor Pulley. Discard old Drive Belt.
  3. Place new Drive Belt over Motor Pulley and stretch other end over Rotating Floor Brush in the space between the bristles.
  4. Place ends of Rotating Floor Brush down into slots on sides as shown.
  5. Turn Rotating Floor Brush by hand several times in the direction of Motor Pulley. If properly installed, Drive Belt will center itself on Rotating Brush.
  6. Reposition Brush Cover and snap back into place. Check to be sure all three latches are secured.
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