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THE BELT DRIVE HAS WORN INTO THE PLASTIC CASE TO THE POINT THAT IT RUBBED ON THE IMPELLER AND BROKE IT , WHAT CAN BE DONE TO REPAIR THIS

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You would have to replace the bad parts along with the belt. But you did not give brand and model number info, so can't help more with that info.

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