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Vacuum roller stops at half tilt.

Recently our vacuum roller just stopped spinning when the handle is only raised half way. So in order to clean the rug, you have to be slumped over with the handle far down. Once you lift the handle more than half way up the roller stops spinning.

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  • misioror Jul 13, 2008

    Can not release handle from upright position. Step button appears to be immovable. Machine will not start.

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You need a new belt. Belts will stretch to the point that they won't turn the brush roll under load, they will just slip. Check the brush when you change the belt to make sure the ends turn easily, if not, then replace it also.

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