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The motor runs erratically and smell like it burning.

I think it time to replace the motor. Can you suggest a parts supplier? I will replace the plastic fan also. What else should I do while i have this on the bench?

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    My vacuum has always smelled like it's burning. I've taken it to Oreck, they say it's fine, I return home and it still smells like rubber burning.

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Replace the belt, check the brush roll, do the ends turn freely and are the brisles worn, if so replace it. For parts, you will just have to find a repair shop that can supply you with parts, or try the internet.

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