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My bissell brush band has come off and wont stay on thus the brush will not turn, there is also a black arm type thing on a spring inside (on both sides) on the pump belt side it has broken - the side where the brush belt is, help im searching for parts and a way to fix it but im getting no joy, incidentley the brush belt thickness looks way to thick for the small thickness for the brush belt cog (?) to stay on........am i missing something? so i need to get the arm thing replaced plus find a


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I'm using (or WAS using) a Eureka ''the boss'' model 8803. The belt broke, no biggie, so I replaced it with a Eureka model U belt, the problem is when I put the new belt on and turn on the vaccuum, the belt breaks again. I am also having trouble getting the brush roller to fit right when the belt is in place. I can't find any sharp edges that would cut the belt,nor can I find where any small bits may have broken. Anyone have a solution for me?


First, make sure you have the right belt, second, i am thinking that you are not lineing the roller up right, it will only fit one way. look at the ends of the roller and the grooves where it slides in, you should be able to see clearly how it goes. ... Vacuums

For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.


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Smell/suction I have a Eureka Altima Model 2991 Type AVZ. I have suction when I use the power paw and attachments. I have all hoses clear. My brush is spinning and belt is not broken (I opened it up and checked), but I have no suction when I turn it on to vacuum my living room carpet. I also have a burning smell to go with it after about 30 seconds. I've never had a problem with this vacuum cleaner before.


Ours started smelling too, and it seems that the plastic end on the roller brush was melting. In process of finding rollerbrush for it now ... Eureka 2971AV EZ Kleen Bagless Upright Vacuum

Brush won't turn on my eureka 4716 belt is not broken


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My Eureka Boss 4870 belt keeps fraying, stretching, and breaking. When I replace the belt and turn the roller brush by hand, within just a few turns the belt drifts off center and to the left of the roller brush where it starts to rub. How do I fix this?


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Hoover Mach 6 U5198-900 vacuum roller brush won't turn. I had opened the bottom to clean hair off the roller. the belts are not broken. When I closed it and turned it on, now the roller brush won't turn. I can push and turn it by hand, but not easily. Then I noticed the brush on/off switch is turned off, but when I step on it, it won't turn on. I was thinking I let something get out of place when I opened the bottom, but can't see what.


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I have a Eureka 4870GZ. It turns on, but the brush roller doesn't move. The belt looks fine. I do have an extra belt and would try replacing the old belt, but I can't get the old one off the motor shaft or the new one on. I called Eureka customer service. The lady said there's supposed to be a small space between the motor shaft and the outside edge of the vacuum where I can slip the old belt off and the new one on. I don't see it. It looks like the motor shaft goes into a recessed place in the


Remove the top cover so that you can access to belt, You'll find 2 rows of 4 decorative holes on the top cover, In two of the holes you'll find the screws, Please use a flash light to see in that., Once the screws are removed, you'll be able to ... Eureka Vacuums

Motor turns on, but brush won't turn. belt is not broken


Sometimes hair and debris get in the end of the rollers and keep them from turning. Also, the bearings can become corroded and stick. Try removing the rollers and check for any debris and remove it. If the bearings are stuck, you can spray some lu ... Bissell 3920 Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Eureka Altima vacuum the brush is not spinning. I took it apart and the belt is Not broke, but when I turn the vacuum on I can smell the motor overheating. I turned the machine off and unplugged it and then took it apart so I could see the underneath and plugged it back in and the belt still won't turn..can you help?


Hi, since you have detected the the smell of the overheating motor, then the motor is faulty which is why the belt is not turning. You should change th motor ASAP........... ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Brushes wotn spin,belt not broken,cog that drives the belt is not spinning.When I turn the brushes manually I can occaisionally feel it grabbing for a a brief second.Could the motor be bad? Is there a way to test the motor.Tahnks


The motor is bad and this is a common problem with this machine. It is engineered very poorly. I would take it back and get a Dirt Devil Platinum Force machine. They have a great track record. ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum

Eureka Boss - Belt is not broke but brush will not turn. I have already turned it over - checked belt - and pushed the reset button.


The belt may look fine but they can still be stretched or worn and it won' turn the brush. Try changing the belt and see what it does. You can get Eureka belts here: ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Ratchet noise, beater will not turn, belt not broken, in carpet mode the Dyson d07 makes huge ratchet noise and the belt will not turn the beater brush.


Ok, so I had the same ratching noise and took the advice of many sites directing me to clean the brush. But like most I cleaned the brush and the noise continues and the brush does not spin. Reluctant to take it to get serviced I dug a l ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Kenmore progressive model 38812790 smelled like rubber burning then the brushes stopped turning. Does it have a belt, if so, how do I get to broken belt to replace?


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A small belt fell from underneath my bissell steam cleaner and I notice the brushes no longer rotate when I purchase the part where does it go? I tried turning it up side down to find out where it came from don't know because there is a compartment for the belt access but that particular bet is not broken. It's a very thin belt I can not make out the number located on the belt please help.


If you are unsure about where it goes it may have a diagram in the owners manual. When you say you saw a belt in a compartment are you sure that it is not an extra belt you are seeing as they often give an extra in the machine kept in a compartment l ... Bissell 1697-7 Powersteamer Pro Deluxe Vacuum

I got new belts but the brush wont turn


Make sure the vacuum is on the carpet setting..the brush won't turn on the hard floor setting.. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Eureka 4800 series the Boss upright with a bag and Hepa filter. I love it! I was just vacuuming with the hose part and all was well and then suddenly the lower brush came on and a "burning" smell followed. Thought it was the belt so my husband was going to put on the new belt which I had on hand! When he turned it over, the "bar" that holds the belt looks as though it "shot through" the plastic side of the housing on the vacuum. There is melted plastic on the outside of the vacuum and o


I had the same problem. Take out the old belt if possible. Remove the 4 screws inside the filter and the 3 on the front of that housing. pull out the foam around the motor. carefully pull out the suction tube that is press fit against the motor. ... Eureka 4874 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My model 4870 Eureka type K Vacuum Cleaner won't turn back on after it started smoking. I turned it off, checked the belt and filters, and they seemed to be fine. The brush will turn so I don't think the motor is seized up. where do I go from here? Thanks for you help, David Andrews


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The belt on my used Eureka Boss 5857 upright slips off the end of the motor shaft every time the vacuum is used. When I turn the brush roll slowly by hand, the belt walks toward the end of the shaft. It looks like there was a plastic projection from the base that snapped off, and maybe that plastic piece used to block the belt from falling off. Do I need to try to reconstruct that plastic piece, or is something else wrong?


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I have an eureka power plus vacuum floor cleaner and i have no way of opening the botton to the brush to change my belt for the brush since the brush will not turn.


Look for two screws at the edge of the brush housing. You may see these ones on top. They will be black and recessed ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

The brush will not turn but the belt is not broken


Most vacuums with belts have a reset button on them that will trip so you don't end up burning the belt up. If you still have your user manual, look through it for the beater bar reset button. Power up the vacuum and depress this button. This should ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Brush won't turn but belt is not broken


DC07s have two belts - one connects the output of the motor to the clutch, the other connects the clutch to the brush bar.I suspect the belt you ar ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The brushed roller on my Hoover Upright Canister has quit turning. Is this a broken belt? A friend recommended a "reset" button--is there such a thing?? Everything else works fine; power, suction, headlight. That belt just doesn't work anymore since we accidentally caugght the edge of a throw rug.


Belt. There is no reset on this model. ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum

MOST of the time, the brush will not turn. Sometimes it does when I mess with the carpet heighth knob. I really don't think that a belt is broken, otherwise it would never turn. Any ideas??


Hello,Since the brush turns when you tamper with the height knob, then you are right that the belt is not broken.If the brush turns at a height to the carpet, then there is a problem with the mechanism that is turning the brus ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum

I have a Bissell Upright Proheat 2x and the dual power brushes wont rotate. I went to replace the drive belt and noticed the drive shaft does not turn when power is turned on. What shall I check next?


Is there a light that comes on when you "turn the power on." If there is no light, and the unit is plugged in, how do you know there is current going to the motor? Sounds like there might be a break in the cord. Examine the cord near the plug end ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
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