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Vaccum cleaner needs belt put on and i have belt, but can't figure out where it goes except that it is over the rotator wheel from there i am lost and i have no manual

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Wish you had given your model number because they are different. On some, the belt goes over the motor shaft, then over the brush roll. Some you have to remove he top cover to get to the motor shaft. Some go over the motor shaft, then over the bigger pully, but then there is a 2nd belt that goes over the small pulley, then over the brush roll. Hope this helps, if not, then give me the model number.

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Step 9: Pull right side of brushroll to stretch belt. Secure right
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IMPORTANT
Step 10: Rotate brushroll by hand several full rotations to properly
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Step 11: Place hood back on cleaner. Replace and tighten
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Step 12: Return vacuum to upright position.

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