Having problems with your Bissell 5770 Healthy Home Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Burning smell, but belt okay

\015 I've been told that even if the belt looks okay, it is still slipping and should be replaced. Haven't gotten it done yet, so I can't say if it works, but sureworth a try.\015

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The burning smell is caused by the heat generated from friction. Belts stretch and thus are worn out and must be replaced. When you do it (it is very easy) you have to remove the roller brush completely, anyway, clean it at the ends of the shaft of any pet hair and/or carpet threads. Also clean the area in the housing where the shafts rest. This will keep it rotating smoothly and your cleaner will operate more efficiently.
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