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Belt problem - when we began to vacum, we heard a sound, the rollers stopped moving


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Sounds like your belt may have broken, or you have something jammed in there preventing the brush roller to spin. But most likely you're problem is a broken belt which is a simple fix that takes no time to fix
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Belt problem - when we began to vacum, we heard a sound, the rollers stopped moving


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My 4870 K Boss is 2 years old. I have replaced belts & filters in the specified intervals. This last time I replaced the belt after a year, it shredded 3 of them on the outside edge of the belt in about 5 minutes of use. I ordered a new brush roller & heavy duty belt which I installed. It began shredding the belt in less than 5 minutes of use. What is your suggestion? Is this a known problem with this model? Eureka says no and is not standing behind it.


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Generation 4 Apparently, my belt came off while vacumming. I had a lot of hari entwind on the roller, so cleaned off the hair.... but now I can't seem to get the belt to stay "in place". Is it supposed to move around on the brush? or be held in place? It seems to me when I try to get the hook to grab ahold of the belt, it is going tohe wrong way to grab it. Please HELP!


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My roomba spins and moves back and after 2-3 minutes stops and makes the uh oh sound followed by 10-12 beeps I cant say Im sure how many. Some days before stopped cleaning and told me to remove and clean the brushes I did that but then had this problem


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I just used my Bissell Proheat, when I heard the vacuum sound get lower and lower then suddenly something "gave" and it got very loud and started emitting a burnt rubber smell. It still worked to put liquid into the carpet; seemed to have trouble getting it out. I checked the tank, filters, belt, and roller and all seemed OK - but when I started up again and looked down I saw sparks in the motor/belt area and shut it down immediately. Any thoughts?


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Vacuum either stops for no reason and can't be restarted without unplugging and waiting 1/2 hour to restart, or it simply will not turn on at all. The red light comes on when the "On" button is pressed. I took it back today for the 4th time in a month to where it was purchased. They called later and said it was running fine and they could not detect a problem. The last three times they have (1) replaced the roller brush, (2) "unclogged" the vacuum, and (3) "adjusted" the belt.


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Brush stopped spinning from fabric being sucked into it, how can I fix it? It's a Dyson animal vacum. The belt is not moving from the lower motor.


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We have a new hoover bagless that is a couple months old. The pet hair attachment stopped working. I disassembled it found lots of hair wound around the various rollers and removed - painstakingly thorough i might add. Problem is the brush still wont spin and now the belt seems loose - I think I put it all back together correctly but wondering if there is a trick to this?


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The roller in the power head will not rotate-- replaced belt & that is not the problem--now what do i check? the right end will move, but the left end seems fixed-- is that correct?


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Eureka TRUE HEPA Whirlwind Bagless same problem seems...roller just stopped...took everything apart and turned it on just in time to see belt melt...I was able to get the end caps off both sides at first and now can't seem to get the one side. Really love this vacuum! Don't want to have to part with it!


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I have a kenmore grab n go bagless and I need to know the exact size of the belt, I lost the manual, and I have burn several belts at the bigining of the problem the motor stops and burn the belts I open it and I think it was a little piece of plastic, that cause the problem, but when I put the new belt it looks like the motor works fine,but still burn the belt, I'm using UB-1 #5275 belt am I using the wrong one?


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