Having problems with your Vacuums ?

Is the belt suppose to be tight on the roller when your vacuuming or not


Answers :

Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=540819
\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums
\015\012Is the belt suppose to
\015\012Posted by cindy81082 on Apr 24, 2008
\015\012Is the belts suppose to be tight on the roller when you’re vacuuming or not
\015\012
\015\012Hello,
\015\012I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
\015\012In answer to your question, the belt is supposed to be tight to give you the best cleaning for removing dirt from your carpet. A suggested belt change for most all vacuums is 4 to 6 months and to store the belts in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator to keep them fresh. If the belt is loose, once the brushroll hits the carpet, all the belt would do is spin and burn. Thank you for your question.
\015\012Thanks, Don – The Vac Man
\015\012Go Ahead. Use Us.
\015\012
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Vacuums

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Is the belt suppose to be tight on the roller when your vacuuming or not


Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=540819\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Is the belt suppose to\015\012Posted by cindy81082 on Apr 2 ... Vacuums

Last night as I was vacuuming, I noticed that the belt stop indicator light was on. I pulled out the hair that had gotten tangled around the brush in hopes of solving the problem. It didn't change things. I then unscrewed the entire bottom piece to take out the brush roller. I removed hair from the end piece of the brush roller and reattached the belt; however, I cannot figure out where the microchip is supposed to go so that I can reassemble the base piece by screwing it back together. It seems


Not sure what you mean when you refer to a "microchip" but maybe it is a sensor that works with the belt.\015\012Anyway, if you Google the make and model number of your vacuum you can probably get an exploded view or owners manual that might indicate ... Vacuums

I have a Eureka 4870GZ. It turns on, but the brush roller doesn't move. The belt looks fine. I do have an extra belt and would try replacing the old belt, but I can't get the old one off the motor shaft or the new one on. I called Eureka customer service. The lady said there's supposed to be a small space between the motor shaft and the outside edge of the vacuum where I can slip the old belt off and the new one on. I don't see it. It looks like the motor shaft goes into a recessed place in the


Remove the top cover so that you can access to belt, You'll find 2 rows of 4 decorative holes on the top cover, In two of the holes you'll find the screws, Please use a flash light to see in that., Once the screws are removed, you'll be able to ... Eureka Vacuums

We had to take the bottom of the vacuum apart to remove dirt that had plugged the hose. We cannot put it back together so that the smaller round belt stays tight. I need a diagram of how this belt is supposed to fit.


Most vacuum manufacturers avoid putting their shop manual in the public domain. There are various reasons for this, some good ones.\015\012But I did find this. Maybe it'll help.\015\012 ... Hoover U6441-940 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Replaced belt but isn't tight to turn roller - Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum


Are you sure that you have the right replacement belt? Here is a link to the belt you should have and the manual:Eureka 4870 Belt ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The vacuum sucks but the roller won't turn. The green light won't come on. The screws on the back are too tight to turn. We think it's the belt but are not sure. Can you verify? Thanks


... Sebo Felix Classic Bagged Upright Vacuum

Eureka Model C2094-Type GW Vacuum 1 Bags-Belt- Beater Roller or bristles that go on roller-light bulb Vacuum 2 Bags-Belt-Beater Roller-Bulb-Plastic frame the motor bolts on-Metal holder the handle go in that lets the handle move up and down


... Eureka Vacuums

My Dyson Animal has good suction and works fine for actually picking up dirt, but when I use the vacuum with the roller, I hear a grinding/rumbling noise. Its only when I use the vacuum with the brush rotating. It does not happen hen I shut the roller brush off. The belt is fine. I cannot figure out what is wrong as there are no clogs, debris, or foreign objects stuck in the brush or in the belt. The noise seems to be the only issue. The vacuum picks up fine. It just doesn't sound right a


Trace the path of the suction into the tank and see if there is anything loose or ingested.\015\012Also, remove the brush and clean as best you can. Perhaps there is something caught in it. Lubricate where it makes sense with some WD40. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have 2 Hoover Wind Tunnel-self propelled bagged vacuums-U6433-900 model.The roller bar does not agitate, the self propelled feature does not work and, in general, the vacuum is not performing well. I have replaced the roller bar, the v belt and the wide belt. The filters have been replaced and it has a new bag. I have had both of these since 2004 and they were fairly expensive $200 each) but if the repairs are prohibitive, I might as well get new vacuums. Suggestions? I just spent $100 for bel


The Hoover WindTunnel self propelled is a machine that we see in our retail stores (Vacuums Unlimited) constantly. The benefit of having a supposed "self-propelled" machine wears of quickly after the numerous time you will need to take this machine ... Hoover Vacuums

I replaced the belt on my Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum and the brush roller rubs and makes a very loud noise when turned on. I have gone exactly by the manual instructions and made sure the belt and end caps were on correctly, but the bristles still rub the back and it makes a very loud noise. Without the brush roller in the vacuum, it sounds and runs normal. What could the problem be?


Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=561283\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I replaced the belt on\015\012Posted by piggyt ... Vacuums

I am trying to replace my vacuum belt and can not get the roller brush to fit back into the slot after I put the belt back onto one end of the roller brush. Am I reassembling the belt and roller brush the right way?


If its a hoover or bissell, one side of the brushroll is slotted and slides. if its a eureka the hexagon end caps must be properly aligned, they go in at an angle. if its none of these provide me with the make and model # and i will give you a detail ... Vacuums

The brush roller stops turning and I can smell the belt burning, then it will catch and start working normal. I looked under the plate to check the belts and they looked okay and no hang ups of string or anything. The only thing that seemed weird was that the smaller belt that actually attaches and turns the roller is a bit loose. The larger belt is tight but looks like its the one that is burning and causing the smell.


Better to replace both belts the smaller one is stretched out thats whyits slipping ,be sure to clean the old rubber off the motor shaft before replacing the belts.it will cause the new belts to run unevevly and go bad before their time ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover windtunnel t series belt is loose- roller brush doesnt turn. Its brand new belt is slipping. we bough new belts and putthem on same problem. Can not find solutio in manual. Is the belt supposed to go around the "metal pulley". I know it goes around the little metal motor thing, then thru the guide and around the brush. What is the metal pulley??? Is is the larger round silver thing between the guide and roller?


I also have a loose belt and have bought additional belts but have the same problem. I put the it around the metal rotor and around the brush roller a shown by he Hoover video, and it is loose. ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum

Roller brush does not rotate if there is a belt I can't open that part of the vacuum to look. Vacuum is new but I vacuumed a string that caused the brush to stall for a moment. I could smell like when a belt gets hot or burns it's a surfacemax 300.


You need to replace the belt. Replacement Vacuum Belts ... Vacuums

HOW DO YOU MAKE THE ROLLER BELT TIGHT


This link is for the manual that wil give you full instruction how to replace the brive beltshttp://hoover.com/file/451/ ... Hoover Vacuums

The roller on my Dyson vacuum has stopped rotating (I still have suction) I have checked the belt (not Broken) and have checked and cleaned the roller and spindle and also checked the "auto" button setting on the vacuum but to no avail ... Anybody have any clue as to the problem Many thanks


... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Is there a diagram/picture to help me visualize how to put cleaner belt back in vacuum? I was taking base of vacuum apart so I could get rid of hair that were wrapped on the roller. The cleaner belt came to loose and I could not figure how to fix it back. the model is eureka upright bagless series 430


Hi,Sorry to hear your belt fell out. Not good if you've never replaced a belt before...Here is a website where you can read a detailed description of how to change a belt: http://www.ehow.com/how_8034505_eureka-belt-replacemen ... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover Turbo EmPower 4600 and the roller will not turn when we turn on the vacuum. The vacuum is fairly new, and hasn't seen too much use, but now the roller won't turn, so it's not picking anything up. There also doesn't appear to be a belt or any way to take this apart. Can you help me? Thank you!


The beater belt is broken. There are 4 phillips head screws on the outside (2 on top of the base on either side of the upright, and 2 on the front edge on the underside of the base near front edge). and 4 phillips head screws on the inside (holding ... Hoover Vacuums

Roller Brush How do I install the roller brush. I didn't pay attention when I removed it and now when I attempt to vacuum my low carpet it doesn't seem to be working. The green light on the head of the vacuum goes out when I click it down to the floor. It didn't used to do that. Plus I think I smell something burning. Could the belt be broken?


Try a new belt. The ends of the brushroller are different sizes, so you can't put it in backwards. There are numbers and notches on the ends of the brushroll. These notches/numbers need to match on both sides when installing it. (probably need b ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

My hoover upright u8172-900. The unit provides suction, but roller does not turn. I can hear the motor click on when it is supposed to. I took the cover off, and found no belt. Does this one operate without a belt, or is it possible the belt was totally obliterated? I saw no place to connect a belt, but I didn't want to do too much disassembly at this time.


You need to replace your belt when belts get old they snap into and sometime or sucked up into your bag ... Hoover U8171-900 / U8172-900 / U8173-900 / U8174-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Vacuum

Bissell 6595 problems with roller brush. I've had this happen with two of the same model. Each one didn't last more than seven months! First, it became loud when vacuuming, then there was a burning smell. When you try to replace the belt, you see that won't do any good because the fitted end of the brush is melted. The housing part the roller brush fits into is melted too. There's no place for the roller brush to fit into. I tried to upload pics, because I don't see how replacing the roller brus


... Bissell 6595 Lift Off Bagless Upright Vacuum

Belts breaking/melting The original belt broke at almost 1 year so I replaced it. I changed the carpet setting to shag even though my carpet is very low pile to make it easier on the vacuum. I didn't get to use it but just a couple minutes and could already start smelling the new belt getting hot. I checked the roller and it is easy to spin. Not clogged with hair or dirt. Now the inside of the new belt has small pieces of rolled rubber instead of being smooth. The metal shaft that goes into the


... Dirt Devil M088905 Vision Bagless Upright Vacuum

Belt squeels when the roller starts turning. only used about 10 times. Small belt under cover is very loose, but it shouldn't be worn out after only about 10 uses. does the small bell just rest on the belt control pin or is it supposed to be around it (thinking it could have slipped off)


Ours did the same thing in about 10-15 uses, the idler pully quits holding the v-belt tight and the the aggitator wont turn. ... Hoover U5194-900 Mach5 Multi-Chamber Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner Bagless Vacuum

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!


First off get a new belt, I am sure this one has stretched. Then put the belt around the brush roll, put it in the center, put the bottom plate back on. Then turn the big knob on the front and turn it until it locks, you will know if it grabbed the ... Vacuums

Hoover Mach 6 U5198-900 vacuum roller brush won't turn. I had opened the bottom to clean hair off the roller. the belts are not broken. When I closed it and turned it on, now the roller brush won't turn. I can push and turn it by hand, but not easily. Then I noticed the brush on/off switch is turned off, but when I step on it, it won't turn on. I was thinking I let something get out of place when I opened the bottom, but can't see what.


... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0787 seconds