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The brush stops turning while vaccuum is in use.


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Sounds like the drive belt for the beater bar is worn out. Get the model number from the vacuum and go to your nearest appliance store for a replacement.
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The brush stops turning while vaccuum is in use.


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My vacuum just stopped working, so I don't know what the problem is. I used it in the kitchen to vacuum the hard wood floor. I turned it off, and a few minutes later, turned it back on to finish vaccuuming the kitchen floor. It just would not turn on. I had not unplugged it or did anything to it. I then tried to see if it would work in another plug, and no luck. I'm trying to figure out if it can be fixed or if I need to look for a new vacuum.


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While using the vacuum, the brushes stopped turning.


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The filter stands up right.the bottom goes in first then snap in the top.turn it by hand and you should hear it click if you have it in right ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum

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I have a Hoover Windtunnel 2 upright vvacum cleaner. During regular use my wife turned it on and it staarted cleaning, then all of a sudden it stopped and then started again then stopped for good. I unclugged the hose, cleane4de the brushes , blew the main filer and still cannot get it to start. The motor seemed hotter than usual. Can you help me? Lenny Rentz e-mail [email protected]


Actually, if you don't have continuity, then you have an open, not a short. ... Vacuums

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First, make sure you have the right belt, second, i am thinking that you are not lineing the roller up right, it will only fit one way. look at the ends of the roller and the grooves where it slides in, you should be able to see clearly how it goes. ... Vacuums

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