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Roller brush won't turn...the motor runs but wont turn..acts like it is seized up..

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The belt may have come of or broke..
Turn the vac over so the bottom is facing up..
Remove the scews in the plate cover that surrunds the brush..
Remove the plate cover..
You will see if the belt is on or if the brush is stuck..
IF the belt needs replacing - put the belt on the motor shaft. Pull out the sude of the brush that the belt goes on and put the belt on..
It might be a little tough going back in place because the belt will have a litlle tension..

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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    The belt may have come of or broke..

    Turn the vac over so the bottom is facing up..

    Remove the scews in the plate cover that surrunds the brush..

    Remove the plate cover..

    You will see if the belt is on or if the brush is stuck..

    IF the belt needs replacing - put the belt on the motor shaft. Pull out the sude of the brush that the belt goes on and put the belt on..

    It might be a little tough going back in place because the belt will have a litlle tension..

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Check your belt. Could be broken or loose.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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    Check the belt. Could be broken or loose.

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