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Carpet beater doesn't turn; belt appears intact.


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The belt may be intact but it still can be stretched. If the belt is stretched it will slip and will not turn the brush roll against the resistance of the carpet. You can get replacement belts here:

Replacement Vacuum Belts
A lot depends on the brand and model. never go by the looks of the belt they stretch and lose elasticity .

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