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I changed the belt on my vacuum,and the belt burned up,and snapped.Right after I changed it.Am I missing a piece??


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Sometimes it can depend on the quality of the belt - if its brand new then it shouldn't snap the moment it is changed; if its an older belt sometimes they can break up the moment they're changed. Ensure that the model you have is correct with the correct product code of the drive belt. Also Check that the sides of the brush bar are not clogged with dirt - one way to check would be to check the brush bar rolls freely with no belt on it before putting a new one on. Another issue is something my old LG upright used to do - it used to break new belts even when the roller brush was completely clear - and the only way to get it to stop was to replace the heavy dirt bag with a new one. It seems the slightest bit of strain on a motor can make things like belts break. Hope all this info helps.
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