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Clattering sound, then smoke

\015 My bissel just made these clattering sound then i smelled smoke (actually, saw a little smoke). does it need cleaning or belt replacement. HELP\015

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The clattering sound was probably a stone or something that was being bounced around by the rotating bush. It jammed which caused the belt to slip and cause the smoke you saw. You can probably get away with finding and clearing the jam but I would inspect the belt just to make sure.
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