Having problems with your Dirt Devil M085850 Featherlite Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum ?
Belt smells burnt
\015 While vacuuming...there was a burn rubber smell...so i checked the belt...looked melted(of course)so i replaced the belt...as i soon i turned the vacuum on..there was that smell again..so i checked the belt again...and the new belt was also melted...just want to know...what do i need to do??thank you so much:)\015
If the belt has melted then there's something obstructing between the brush, belt and dust channel. Check that the endof the brush roll is completely clean, check that the brush roll rolls easily with your hand (obviously don't plug it in or switch it on when repairing/inspecting) If you can locate the motor shaft pin make sure that it rolls easily - if not then the motor may have seized up which will need professional repair. Also check that the filters are clean and the hoses are clear.
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