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I was removing hair from the rotating brush at the bottom after removing the cover and the end away from the belt slipped out. I have the belt in proper placement but can't seem to fit the entire piece back in place. Is there something I am missing? Please help!

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Sounds like you are having difficulty stretching the drive belt so that the roller end clip can be slid into place.
The end clips on the roller brush are keyed so they can only go into the retainers one way. Remove the belt and check to see what the orientation of the end pieces should be in order for the brush to seat on the vacuum body and mark an alignment if necessary. Remove the brush, add the belt and replace the brush in the vacuum with the roller retainers in the proper position. You may have to stretch the belt a bit, but it should fit in.

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