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Brush roller stopped rolling
\015 The roller stopped rolling. At first it was stopping and starting and then it just stopped all together. I took the cover off to make sure the belt did not bust; it was fine. I removed, cleaned, and reinstalled the roller and then it worked for a few minutes but then stopped again. Any suggestions?\015
My daughters is doing the same thing and the plastic at the ends of the brush bar melted just enough for it not to turn properly. You might want to chech that.
What I can suggest is taking the cover off and taking off the belt. Then turn the vacuum on and see if the upper spindle the belt goes on (not the roller) is turning. I think it could be two different things, but I'm guessing your belt is slipping. They just get slick inside and don't turn the roller. You can clean the spindle and roller where the belt attaches (I recommend isopropyl alcohol and q-tips), also try cleaning the inside of your belt, but if that doesn't work try replacing the belt. See if that works.
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