Having problems with your Electrolux Vacuums ?
Should the brushes revolve something got caught on the brushes when vacuuming up
Yes, the brushes (beater bar) should revolve. Even though the brush is spinning, you probably need to replace the belt\015\012because it is stretched. It is probably slipping on the beater bar..
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Should the brushes revolve something got caught on the brushes when vacuuming up
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When I vacuum w/ the brush control in the on position it make a really loud noise, almost like a grinding sound. I have looked at it and nothing seems to be wrong, but I notice that the pin that engages the belt seems to vibrate a bit, possibly creating the noise. It started when I accidentally got part of a plastic grocery bag caught in the brush. Could it have stretched a belt? Nothing is caught any other place and it only makes the noise when the brush in in the on position.
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My vacuum blows air instead of sucking air. I have a dirt devil swivel guide. I got something stuck in the brush spinner, got it out...but now the vacuum doesnt suck stuff up anymore.
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My dyson turns on but when i push it to vacuum it makes this awful sound like something got sucked up and caught. i turn it off and turn it over and nothing is stuck. My husband even looked at it and he thinks it's the belt. The belt doesn't turn as loose. Please help.
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I removed the brush from bottom of the vacuum to remove hair from the bristles. When I re-assembled the vacuum, there was no longer suction. Also, the vacuum no longer stands upright when not in use. It's like something is blocking the upright portion from locking.
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I just purchased a Dirt Devil machine on Monday, I finally got it put together today and the brushes are not moving, dust is swirling around but no brush movement, I have changed all the nap settings, nothing, I am having company tomorrow and I threw my other vacuum cleaner away, HELP ME. Thank you.
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