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We had to take the machine apart just to see that the belt had broken after only 5 use's . We can not see how we are ever going to put the new belt back on. do you have instructions on how to take the belt off and how to put a new one on? Please send me one.

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  • Her400 Apr 12, 2008

    I own a windtunnel bagged canister. Using it the first time, the belt slipped off (did not snap or break) took the screws out and pulled it back on per instructions, and lo and behold - did it again.



    I notice there is no "nub" or whatever (cap?) on the end of the motor pulley where the belt attaches. -that looks wrong, there needs to be something to keep that belt on there? That motor pulley narrows near the edge, so the belt would naturally slip off during use...



    But the diagram in the users manuel clearly shows it with NO nub/cap.



    Even bought a new belt and that did not work. This thing has only been used (partially,because of the belt problem) a few times.



    Thank you



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I have a Panasonic MC-V5746 upright vacuum. According to the booklet,
MAKE SURE UNIT IS UNPLUGGED.
1. Place carpet-bare floor selector in "carpet" position.
2. Remove lower plate (there are two screws in the middle of the lower plate), and a pair of locking tabs located near the wheels that you push toward the wheels.
3. Carefully pull agitator brush up and out and clean it.
4. Look new belt around the motor shaft (I had to turn the belt edgewise to get it back in there). On my unit, there are two shafts. Put it around the one furthest back and don't worry if it doesn't touch the other one.
5. Pull the other end of the belt and loop it around the "brush pulley" which is the narrow track on one end of the brush.
6. reinstall agitator back into nozzle housing grooves.
7. Turn the brush by hand to make sure it moves smoothly and isn't pinched or twisted.
8. Reinstall lower plate.

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