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\015\012How two tighten belt on
\015\012Posted by davidrosy on Apr 24, 2008
\015\012How two tighten belt on wide path foldaway vac
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\015\012Hello,
\015\012I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
\015\012There really is no way to tighten the belt, the belt does need to be changed every 4 to 6 months as recommended by the factory manufacturer and to store any extra belts in a Ziploc bag in the refrigerator to keep them fresh. Your belt has stretched and therefore is not cleaning as well as it should, so If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. I believe the Widepath is made by the Hoover Co and the phone # and website are listed below if I am correct.
\015\012http://www.hoover.com Telephone
\015\012Contact our Customer Service Department at 1.330.499.9499
\015\012Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST

\015\012Thanks, Don – The Vac Man
\015\012Go Ahead. Use Us.
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How two tighen belt on wide path foldaway vac


Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=543467\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012How two tighten belt on\015\012Posted by davidrosy on Apr 2 ... Vacuums

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