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My Kenmore model 116 33300300C smells like burning when we use it. The bag has been replaced

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  • blazanik Apr 05, 2011

    Hi - I can not see the belt

  • blazanik Apr 05, 2011

    When it is turned on it spins quickly and smoothly...

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If it is a burning rubber smell it may be the belt slipping. Make sure your brushes are clean and spin freely and then put the belt back on and see if that helps.

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  • blazanik Apr 05, 2011

    Hello - I am not sure how to take this apart but the brushes do spin freely.

  • bmosley354 Apr 05, 2011

    Can you see the belt? and is it on the pulley where it should be?

  • bmosley354 Apr 05, 2011

    Can you see if the brushes are spinning when you turn it on? My wife has had our vacuum smell like burning rubber before and it has always been the brushes and the belt slipping.

  • bmosley354 Apr 05, 2011

    I am at a loss unless it is slipping at the motor or the motor is getting hot. Sorry I could not be of more help.

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