Having problems with your Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum ?

Hi I have the electrolux vacuum 6500 SR bought in the early 90's ish... It is making a very load sound when i turn it on like a grawl or grinding sound. What could this be? Motor Belt or other???

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Based on what you have said it sounds like the bearings in the electric motor are finished, probably just as cheap to buy another vac, sorry.
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