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My vacuum has a burning smell coming from it. What should i do?

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It's most likely the belt in the power head is worn or loose. Friction against the roller and/or motor shaft will result in the smell. Replace it and you should be fine.
\015\012Check the roller brush for theads, hair, etc., and clean if necessary.
\015\012Depending on the age of the vacuum, the motor could be going bad. If debris has gotten into the motor, this happens. Also, if the brushes in the motor have worn done sufficiently, the holders grind against the armature, creating the smell. The motor needs replaced.
\015\012You don't mention the model, but instructions for replacing the belt may be in the manual.
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