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Does not move on carpet. The roller bar is

Does not move on carpet. The roller bar is dragging like the belt is stretched, because its not broken, I looked at it.

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Remove the roller from the head and check the end bearings for binding (note how the belt is attached). Remove all of the wound up thread, hair, and string from the entire roller. Clean the bearings and lightly oil with 3in1 or similar. Check the belt for worn or burned areas (replace if so). Belt should be tight when reassembled. Clean the air passages of any potential clogs. Make sure all of the wheels turn freely--if any problems, remove the same debris from the bearings and lightly oil. Wipe away any excess oil. Hope this helps.

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