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Brush is not rotating and I get a smell from the

\015 My vacuum cleaner brush is not rotating and I get a smell from the coil.I bought just a year before. Please help me.\015

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It might be the drive belt. If it is stretched, worn or broken it will not turn the brush roll. You can get replacement belts here:

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