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My Hoover doesn't roll

My Hoover widepath tempo still sucks (in a good way), but the brush roller doesn't roll, doesn't pick up debris on carpet as good as it used to, and it's harder to push. Any ideas?

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You need to replace the belt. Part number 40201160

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