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Your belt is broken or has a flat spot. Replace it.
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For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.


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Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012I believe what may have happened is that your vacuum cleaner belt has either broken, or been stretched so far that ithe brushes are no longer spinning fast enough. \015\012\015\012Here' ... Vacuums

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Second time...wound cord around vacuum brush roller


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The brush will not go around - Vacuums


Your belt is broken or has a flat spot. Replace it.\015\012\015\012Thanks for your question at FixYa.com ... Vacuums

The cleaning brush turns only sporadically. It will turn when we first press the button but then stops and starts when we move the vacuum around.


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.you need a new belt, and or you have string or something jamming the brushI tried to help you. Please help me and Rate/Vote on my response, thanks and good luck ... Bissell 5770 Healthy Home Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I turned the vacuum on, it worked for about 1 minute, and the big brush stopped going around. There IS suction in the hose.


There are a few things to check. There is a small belt that spins the brush. If the belt breaks then you would have this problem. With the vacuum off, turn the vacuum over and see if that is the case.Also be sure that the tubes and flexible hos ... Bissell 5770 Healthy Home Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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