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Vaccum sucks really well seems like brushes not turning?


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Could be!-- Can you look at the brushes, while the vacuum is running, and be sure?
If the brush is NOT turning:

Is there a switch that turns it on/off? Does it work correctly?- or is it suspect?

If it is turning the little beater brush ON-- OK,
Then we have to determine if the belt that connects the motor to the brush is OK.

Can you dig into the innards of the floor head?-- and what can we find?

Remove the covers on the bottom-- Usually there are 2 or more large headed screws.

With the cover off, can you see the end of the brush that has a drive pulley or gear on it?
Can you see what drives it? What do you find?
Perhaps you just need a new belt?
Visit your local hardware, or vacuum repair shop might be necessary next.

Tell us what you find with thesechecks above-

Mack B
Sounds like you have a broken belt
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