Having problems with your Dirt Devil CE6100 Featherlite Upright Vacuum ?

How do I remove the brush on the bottom to clean thoroughly?

\015 I have an upright Feather-lite Dirt Devil Vacuum and I am not sure how to remove the brush on the bottom to clean excess hair from it. I did remove the two screws, but I don't know where to go from there. Is there someone that has a manual on repair for that type of vacuum?\015

Answers :

Hi,

follow this instruction on how to remove it .

Unplug the vacuum cleaner to prevent accidental operation while changing the roller.

Release the vacuum handle by placing your foot on the nozzle and\015\012pulling back on the handle until it moves freely. Pull the handle down\015\012until it is resting on the floor and turn the vacuum over so the nozzle\015\012is facing up.

Remove the five screws from the faceplate with the Phillips screwdriver\015\012and pull it off of the nozzle to expose the roller brush.

Grip both ends of the roller and lift it out of the nozzle. The belt\015\012connected to the roller brush will slacken when it is clear of the\015\012nozzle.

Slide the belt off of the roller brush pulley and dispose of the brush in a waste receptacle.

Grip the new roller brush and turn the bearings on both sides of the\015\012roller so they read "New." brush rollers have a "New" and "Old"\015\012setting on the bearings to adjust the roller brush when the bristles\015\012wear down.

Wrap the belt around the pulley on the roller brush and slide the\015\012bearings into the slots on the inside of the nozzle. The belt will\015\012provide some resistance when replacing the roller brush. Use a slow,\015\012steady motion to pull the belt. Do not yank it, or it may become\015\012dislodged from the pulley or the motor unit

Turn the roller brush by hand. The brush should spin without any\015\012resistance. If you meet resistance, the belt has shifted on the roller\015\012brush pulley or from the motor unit. Remove the brush roller, adjust\015\012the belt and place it back in the nozzle.

Line the faceplate over the nozzle and replace the five screws. The unit is now ready for use.

Take care.


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