Having problems with your Bissell SpotLifter 1716 Bagless Handheld Vacuum ?

Brushes stop turning as soon as there is resistance

\015 Belt is fine, brushes are fine, brushes turn fine until there is any resistance - have replaced the belt and the brushes and the belt cover - problem appears to be that the large sprocket that turns the belt is stripped - not sure if it had teeth on the inner circle of the sprocket where the belt goes. All I can see is that it is smooth. Need a new sprocket I believe but can't order one from Bissel - not on the parts list.\015

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