Having problems with your Bissell 1698 PowerSteamer ProHeat Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

I have a bissel carpet cleaner and the brush does not rotate when machine is on.


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The brush roll is driven by a cogged belt, the brush roll will also have these cogs. If they look all right, then check the end of the pump, it has a dual pulley on it, one for the flat pump belt, and the other for a cogged belt. If the cogs are wore away or that part of the pulley broke off, then you will have to replace the pump. That pulley only comes with a pump.
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