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The brush rollers are on off, how do i turn them on? model #u6616-900

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There is a slider on the front of the hood labeled "brushroll on/off. Carpet/ Bare Floor."

Slide this switch over to the carpet position. Note that if the handle is upright, it will not shift into "carpet" mode until you drop the handle back. This is a safety feature.

If the brushes are not turning at all, it is either your rubber belt, or possibly a problem with the belt tensioner.

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