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  • Anonymous Jul 20, 2008

    my roller wont roll after I put it back in.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    I have a hoover windtunnel self[ propelled mach 6 vacuum and put on a new belt but it still does not work , still not picking up and the self propelled does not work. any help is appeciated. I dont know if i installed it correctly

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You did not state which brand you have, most vacuums you either take off the bottom plate to get to the belt and brush roll, or you take off the top cover to access them. The belt goes over the motor shaft or pulley, then over one end of the brush roll.

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Posted by Jimbob48 on Jul 01, 2008
I have a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Runabout Supreme, on which the belt has broken. I purchased a new belt, part number 38528-040.
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