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I changed the filters and unclogged it and changed the belt. Suction is fine but it is extremely loud and smells like the belt is burning? How do I fix?

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Ok, i guess it is the motor then because i checked the brush and it turns and the belt seems to be okay now, just loud motor.
thanks for the help!

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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Did you check the brush roll when you changed the belt? The smell of rubber would inducate a belt slipping. So if the brush roll (part #61308-2)isn't turning, the belt would get hot and would be slipping. If the motor sounds real loud, then you could have a bad motor(part #60775-4).

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