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Changed belt, now its not working

I changed the belts , put it back together and it will not **** the water up off the floor

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  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2008

    Vacuum is making a loud noise with burning smell.


    Problem is internal, not belts.

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Need schematic of machine
replacing the brush drive belt
a item that looks like a valve dropped out and i need instructions as to where it belongs

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  • lmeyers7 Jul 07, 2008

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-Turn your vacuum upside down so that the handle is resting on the floor and nozzle portion is resting on a work bench.
-Remove the 2 phillips screws from the metal bottom plate and set the bottom plate aside.
-Look at the right side of the brush roll. You will see a bent metal rod that attaches to the brush roll end cap. This is the clutch rod that allows your brush roll to spin or not depending on the position of the carpet/floor switch on the top of the nozzle. Pull this rod out of the brush roll clutch only. Leave the switch end of the rod where it is and just let the rod rest there.
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