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Beater bar belt too loose
\015 My beater bar v-belt doesn't seem to get tight enough when engaged. The beater bar slows or stops when it contacts the carpet, and as a result the flat drive belt spins slower than the motor and friction causes it to overheat and smell like burning rubber. I cleaned out all obstructions so the bar spins freely when not engaged. It seems the belt should be about 1/8 " shorter than it already is. Any ideas ?\015
You need a new belt, they stretch after awhile and will slip.
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The beater bar on my Dyson won't turn. The vacuum runs and suctions but the bar won't turn and the belt is not broke. The beater bar did get a carpet fiber caught and wrapped around it which stopped the bar and I removed the bar to cut the fiber loose and replaced it and now it won't turn
The belt doesn't have to be broken to make the vacuum not work correctly. If the belt is stretched the vacuum won't operate the way it is supposed to. You can get replacement Dyson Belts here: ... Vacuums
Beater Bar Belt loose and bar won't turn
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Beater bar belt too loose
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... Hoover Platinum LiNX Cordless Stick Vacuum
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Buy a Kenmore for less money ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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I have a Bissell 3920 and the beater bar only turns when I'm pulling the vacuum.How do you get the end caps off of the beater bar to clean it out? This has happened before when it was under warranty and I was told to remove caps and clean frequently.I am afraid prying them off will break the vacuum.It also has very low suction and I have cleaned the filters and the belt is fine.Will cleaning the inside of the beater bar fix my problem?
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We have a dyson dc14 and the beater bar stopped turning, we cleaned the bar off and checked the belt and it's not broken, I know I called Dyson a year or two ago and they told me how to reset the beater bar motor but I don't remember exactly what I did, anyone know the answer to this??? thanks in advance....
Hi its Darran at Dyson.Check that the brush control dial is in the centre position when the machine is locked upright. When you release the head and pull the handle back this dial should mopve forward to the on position. Once here, the ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some very useful info on dismantling and repairing Dysons.\015\012\015\012Although this site doesnt actually cover the DC1 ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=818384\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I have a central vac.\015\012Posted by bmiller874 ... Vacuums
Beater bar does not turn. Belt is not broken but is so slack that it won't turn the bar. Do I need a new belt or is there a way to adjust the tension?
No, once the belt is stretched and worn there is nothing you can do, you have to replace them. Here is the belts you need for your model: ... Hoover U6476-900 WindTunnel Vacuum
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