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Belt not locking

I just took apart the brush/roller and cleaned out. I am trying to put the head back on and make the beater bar roll and it will not. Are the green arrows supposed to be lined up when regular vacuuming? I tried that and it does not catch the belt--it only catches the belt when I line up the red arrows. I have a G3. Help

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  • vacuhelp Jun 17, 2008

    Thanks, I was not leaving the red arrows aligned while placing the head back onto the vacuum, then moving it to the green arrows in line.

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With the nozzle off of the vac., turn the big knob on the front until it locks. (will only turn one direction) Put the nozzle back on the vac, lock it down, turn the knob again and the belt will be on the spindle and you should be set to go. I hope tho that you put on a new belt, they stretch after a short time and will start slipping under load.

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