Having problems with your Electrolux 5740 Upright Vacuum ?

I got a cord wrapped around the roller brush and after removing it the roller brush won't turn.


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Should have smelt a rubber smell at the same time. The rubber belt probably melted in half. Just flip vacuum over so you can see the bottom. look for arrows pointing to clips or screws. Usually requires removing one panel and the brush. Buy new belt (look on vacuum for correct size or take make and model and name to the store). Just reinstall, replace brush and cover and screws and your all good.
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I got a cord wrapped around the roller brush and after removing it the roller brush won't turn.


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Ran over a cord. Wrapped around the roller brush.


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Second time...wound cord around vacuum brush roller


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