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Beater bar stalls

Regardless of what height setting I use, the beater bar stalls on carpet. I checked the height adjustment mechanism and it is working.

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  • mike15037 Apr 19, 2008

    I pulled it apart and it is clear. If I raise up the sweeper, the beater bars turns. If I hold the beater bar and just pull the belt around the motor, it easily slips around the beater bar. Does that mean I need a new belt?

  • mike15037 Apr 19, 2008

    Thanks!

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Sounds like the belt to the bar isnt turning properly or could be clogged up with dust or need replacing.

Either way youll need to open up the sole plate and check the condition of the belt by the rolling brush bar. Also check the condition of the brush bar to see if it isn't clogged up with general dirt and hair.

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    Ryan S Apr 19, 2008

    Well there should be more tension on the belt if it slips around the beater bar, generally any new belt will be stronger in feeling. Try a new belt and see if this works. Also check that the washer caps on the end of the rolling brush have been seated properly before putting the foot plate back on.

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