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The belt broke on the helix bissel vaccum and when I put the new one on the brush does not turn - is that right?


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Provided it's the proper belt, perhaps a twist of the belt is needed, as some go straight, others have a 180 degree twist.(like a figure 8) If that doesn't do it, get back with make & model of machine please.
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