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I have a Dirt Devil Reaction D2 Dual cyclonic Technology upright vacuum. The power head (beater bar) will not turn. The belt is fine and on tight. The bar turns freely when I turn it manually. I have cleaned the hair and junk from the beater bar, turned it freely, but when I turn on the vacuum - it does not turn.... I thought there may be a reset button, but I can't find one. Any ideas??

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    Handie Andie Apr 03, 2011

    If the beater bar doesn't turn, generally the problem is with the belt. Did you turn the vacuum on its side to see if the belt actually turns when the motor is on?

    Handie Andie

  • sedwards680 Apr 03, 2011

    NO - The belt is not turning

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Hi,

If the belt does not turn, perhaps you have it on too tight? Just a thought.

Check to see if you can turn the belt by hand. Look for any debris that might be caught in the belt mechanisms. If nothing like these things are the problem, it could be in the drive mechanisms.

Here is a website for your model with a parts breakdown: http://www.dirtdevil.com/manuals/?id=fb85c19d-2fbf-47bc-b8f6-ddc128067314

I hope this helps. If it does, I'd appreciate a vote. Thanks,

Handie Andie

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