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Belts I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do t


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It is the flat belt that gets stretched and should be replaced at least every 6 months. The V belt wears down so it won't it right in the brush roll V. Maybe the belt tensioner wheel has a problem, sometimes they get hook up and won't engage the V belt. Check the brush roll also, if where the V belt rides in is covered up with belt, replace it. There is no adjustment, doesn't need it if everything is working the way it should.
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Belts I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do t


It is the flat belt that gets stretched and should be replaced at least every 6 months. The V belt wears down so it won't it right in the brush roll V. Maybe the belt tensioner wheel has a problem, sometimes they get hook up and won't engage the V ... Vacuums

I have a Hoover self-propelled windtunnel, purchased 6-04. It gets light use. I have replaced the v belt 3 times, once under warranty, and it must be replaced again. It appears to be in very good condition, but is stretched too big. When I purchased 2 v belts a year ago, one was already too stretched,but when my Dad took it back, the salesman put it on another model and said it was fine (Dad never mentioned this to me). Is there a way to adjust the vacuum to hold the belt tighter? Do they re


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The Belt on my Dirt Devil broke...so I purchased another belt and as soon as i put it on and started to vacuum it also broke, i noticed that the metal piece the belt goes on was extremely hot and was melting the belt. Whats wrong with it?


It may be that the beater brush is bound up . This will cause slipping, of the belt. Take out the brush and clean out the bushing . Hair gets wound up in side. once you have it cleand out. Put a few drops of cooking oil in side the bushing on both e ... Dirt Devil& Breeze Vision Canister Vacuum Vacuum

Belt slipping Belt slips off and rubs causing burning smell from the belt over heating. Of course this puts an indent into the belt and has to be replaced. How do I keep the belt from slipping off? I see no place for a belt adjustment. Which I know would eliminate the problem. Really aggravating to have to replace belt only after two uses.


On the roller/brush where the belt sits if that is scarred up or grooved out that will cause the belt to slip if you can fix roller try but i suggest new roller ... Hoover Company Wind Tunnel U53019 Upright Vacuum

Replaces the belt on dirt devil dynamite pluse model put everything back together started it and it burt the new belt up that fast. I put it around the beater brush and the metal bar I thought it should go around, yet it seemed like there should be something else there to put the belt on. What do you suggest? Do you have picture I could go by?


The metal bar you put it around if the bar itself does not spin it is going to burn the belt up. Every thing that the belt is supposed to go around has to turn or the belt will rub on the piece not moving and brake. ... Vacuums

We have had three belts break on your hoover vaccum cleaner u5472-940. It is easy to replace, you just remove the plastic part over it, put belt on wheel and then put it back on. Any idea on why the belt keeps breaking?


Sometimes when you buy belts from the walmart or target, they are not at the correct specification and they brake as soon as you turn on the machine. i would suggest that you buy these belts from the company. ... Hoover F6021-900 Steam Vacuum

Schematics I went to replace the belt, and when I put it back on I noticed the silver pulley that the brush belt goes on has came unattached from the red piece by the motor belt. It is one peice. I can order a new pump, but I need the schematics so I can replace the pump. http://www.vacuums24x7.com/bistclpa.html How can I enlarge this so i can read it?


Well you can right click the picture and save it to your desktop, I did it, but it was alittle blurry. But if this doesn't work for you, post me your email addy and I can send you a better picture. But take the top off, there are 6 screws, 3 on ea ... Bissell 8910 ProHeat Clear View Upright Vacuum

I have a kirby sentria. vacuumed up my son's headphones and immediately shut if off. took brush off, unwound headphones, put it back together. when i turned it back on, the belt snapped. so i went to vacuum place, got new belt, but when i put it on, with the green arrows lined up, it doesn't have much suction. with the red arrows lined up, it just smells like its burning and i don't want to break another belt! HELP!!


Take the front off the vacuum and check inside both the front portion and the canister for additonal clogs. Sometimes something will get caught in the impellor, causing the motor to overheat. Since there's little suction and the smell, I'd guess th ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Trying to replace belt on hoover convertible bagless upright u8188900. belt replace # 38528-049. i have opened vacuum and put belt back on, but it will not get tight enough around the motor gear and the brush spool to be able to activate. am i missing something? mike


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I have an 8 year old Ceiling fan Hunter Type 2 mod-cat 23270-380 222 watts. This has been a noisy fan from day one and hasn't ever put out enough light so we have finally purchased a new one. we decided to put it the extra bedroom now being used as an office. Is there another lite kit that we can purchase to give off more light?


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I was replacing the belt on my Eureka Smartvac 4870 and one of the felt gaskets (or part of it) popped out. I thought I put it in correctly, but the first I used it after replacing the belt, the gasket got mangled by the brush. I'm wondering how important it is to get fixed; is it a part I can pick up anywhere and fix myself? Thanks for the help.


I'm no expert but if you mean the felt on the roller, you have to replace the roller (expensive,esp. for such a minor part). So. I found some felt with adhesive in the craft section at Wal-Mart, trimmed it to fit and done deal. Felt reduces friction. ... Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Vax 2300 vax v-2300 brush is not turning so changed belt snapped as soon as i put hoover on and getting burning smell put another belt on same again and brushes still not moving only 4 months old


If the roller brush cannot be rotated easily by hand, it is likely that debris is jammed inside the end caps.Make note of the direction arrows on the end caps as you remove the roller brush. You will need to know this for reinstallation. The end caps ... Vacuums

I'm using (or WAS using) a Eureka ''the boss'' model 8803. The belt broke, no biggie, so I replaced it with a Eureka model U belt, the problem is when I put the new belt on and turn on the vaccuum, the belt breaks again. I am also having trouble getting the brush roller to fit right when the belt is in place. I can't find any sharp edges that would cut the belt,nor can I find where any small bits may have broken. Anyone have a solution for me?


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

Replaced the belts on Saturday with belts that were purchased in 2003 but never needed. It is Monday and the small belt has already cracked and separated from the center fiberglass or whatever the band is made of. Is there any way to keep these belts from drying out in Alaska?


Hi Alaska,You can put a small amount of vaseline or a tiny bit of any oil on the back and ONLY the back of the belt Do not get any on the sides or inside of belt. Please be sparing with the oil.You can also put these in a zip lock b ... Vacuums

I have a hoover wind tunnel model# u6476-900 and I'm having trouble replacing the belt. The extra belt that came with it was belt # 38528-035 and it's smaller then the old one and I'm having a hard time putting it on. Is this the right size belt?


Yes it is the right belt. the easiest way to get that belt on is to put it on the motor shaft first, stretch and start at the top of the self propelled pulley and rotate til the belt tracks on. you will need to keep pressure on the belt while you rot ... Hoover U6476-900 WindTunnel Vacuum

My Bissell Model 3760-4 is not working properly. The belt has been replaced (and checked 3 times), but the brush bar does not move when the brush motor button is on. The little metal turning piece that turns the belt is turnable with one's finger when the belt is off, but when we put it all back together and turn on the vacuum, the brush bar does not go around and the burning belt smell returns. The portable part of the machine works properly. It's the brush bar. It has been cleared of hair, etc


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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

Replacement parts... I've got a 3594 Bissell and the belt has come completely off. In the process of breaking, it bent the metal guide inside the motor housing and melted the plastic that holds the guide and keeps the belt inline with the roller. I've got it running again by using a screw I filed all the threads off of, but it only works for 10 minutes at a time before breaking another belt. This process is getting expensive, as it usually takes 30 minutes to completely vacuum the house. Is ther


Most likely it is the top cover that needs to be replaced, part #2031238 and is around $30. It would have that guide on it. ... Bissell 3594 CleanView PowerTrak Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Runabout Supreme, on which the belt has broken. I purchased a new belt, part number 38528-040. I need some instructions on how to install the replacement belt? Thank you. JBS


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Vacuum started smoking and smelled. Yikes! I new it was the belt. Got a new belt replaced it.... with less than a minute it burned up another. The rotor/ pin that the belt goes around that should be spinning right? What do i do to get it to spin?


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I replaced my belt the pack came with 2 belts i can't find where to put second belt


Well you can get some more here:www.vacbelts.com ... Bissell 1693 PowerSteamer Upright Vacuum

The belt broke on my proheat, I got the replacement belt and got it put on, turned on the machine and it instatly broke the new belt. Any ideas why??


Sound like brush roll is jammed solid .Clean. ... Bissell ProHeat Turbo Deep Cleaner Upright Steam Vacuum

I have an 6 month old Dyson 33. Likely need to replace clutch asymbly but still need to change belt's. How do you change those belts without buying another new vacume? Can not remove clutch asym


Here is a video of the dyson clutch change on DC07 witch is the same for DC33 ... Dyson DC-33 MultiFloor Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Have eureka 9734 replaced belt, put back together,brush rotates well but vacuum is not picking up anything, no suction.


It sounds like the machine is clogged. Check the port behind the belt and any and all hoses for obstructions and remove. ... Vacuums

Can not put back the red clip to my pro hea t deep cleaner i replaced belt cannot put back red clip retainer


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