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Belts keep burning and breaking on turbopower 7100


If a roller brush does not rotate freely, the motor shaft spins in one place on the belt until it heats it up and breaks it. Roller brushes can become clogged on the ends, especially with pet hair. The solution is to remove the roller brush completely and inspect onder the endcaps, removing them if necessary to clean them completely. The roller brush should be reinstalled carefully, observing the upward orientation of the arrows on the end caps. Check operation before assuming that the problem has been solved

Mar 24, 2013 | Vacuums

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Belts keep breaking


Check to make sure the brush runs freely before you try to replace the belt. The front brush bearings often become clogged with hair or strands of cotton and once this happens it becomes difficult to get it to rotate and then the belt will fail. Once you've removed it, unscrew the end caps and clear out all debris and then inject a small volume of oil or silicone spray and reassemble. This should fix the problem!

Jun 09, 2012 | Eureka Vacuums

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Belt keeps breaking after only short use on vacum cleaner


Each vacuum cleaner manufacturer produces specific belts for specific machines. An incompatible belt installed on the vacuum cleaner will cause the belt to break or burn. The belt must be installed according to manufacturer directions for best performance, or the belt will chafe against the interior housing parts and break prematurely.Sharp debris, a low height adjustment setting or vacuuming up rug corners may cause the rubber belt to snap or wear prematurely. Check the height adjustment for the vacuum, and use a higher setting for plush rugs. Avoid vacuuming sharp objects and corners of the rug.

Jul 27, 2011 | Vacuums

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Why do the belts keep breaking


Hi there,

Well the problem happens due to the belt If the belt not installed correctly, the rubber belt will grate against one of the components in the roller brush housing. The friction of the belt against the housing produces a pungent burning odor. To correct this you need a right belt, each vacuum cleaner manufacturer produces specific belts for specific machines. An incompatible belt installed on the vacuum cleaner will cause the belt to break or burn.

Good Luck!!

Thanks for using FixYa!!

Mar 26, 2011 | Bissell 3576 CleanView II Bagless Upright...

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The belt keeps coming off


A belt will come off for several reasons.:

Wrong size or stretched... should be changed ever 3-6 months.

Misaligned pulley on brush or idler pulley on 2 belt unit

Misaligned motor.. this is rare

Put in a fresh matching genuine belt and keep a spare handy. Belts stretch and slip long before they break

Nov 06, 2009 | Panasonic Vacuums

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My kenmore vacuum keeps breaking belts


Breaking belts is usually caused by the motor keeps going and the roller gets stalled or locks up. make sure you can spin the roller freely by hand befor replacing the belt

Oct 15, 2009 | Vacuums

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Belt keeps breaking


in some cases when you by a belt from the brand stores the belts are not always to spec's. for example: you pick out the belt that's for your machine you go home and put it on and not even 5 to 10 mins. the belt breaks, thats because the spec's or not at the company's spec's and they break fast. take the same belt from the company and you will notice that the belt can be stretched alot more and is easier to put on. if you put on a new belt and it still breaks, first see if the brush or agitator can move freely. if not then the agitator needs to be replaced. ( fyi : the agitator end caps need to be taken off and cleaned for dirt or hair that gets twisted in there)

Aug 02, 2009 | Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright...

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Why does the belt keep breaking as soon as I turn on the vacuum?


Hi Have you got the correct belt? If its breaking then the brush end caps or something is clogged. If you can get into the floor head ensure you look at the actual brush roll to see if there is anything is clogged or trapped. Remove all matter of dust and see if that works.

Mar 23, 2009 | Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum

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The belt on my oreck xl keep breaking


the brush roller is siezing up on you.try to take the brush roller out and clean it real good .pull the ends off and clean them to things get caught up and wrapped around them and keep them from turning.before you put the new belt on clean the motor shaft .usually when a belt breaks it leaves burnt rubber on the shaft .if you don't clean it the new belt won't last long.please leave feedback.i hope i was some help to you...pete

Dec 26, 2008 | Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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