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Burning belt, I also ned to get in to where brush is.
\015 I recently purchased a Fantom Thunder from a thrift store in MT. While my daughter was vacuuming it sucked up something metal and immediately it smelled like something was caught in the belt and was burning. I need a manual please!!\015
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