Having problems with your Hoover U5432-900 WindTunnel Plus Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Windtunnel strange smell

\015 My vacuum started to smell hot, then the belt broke. The belt didn't even look worn out at all. It sort of looks like it got stuck and melted in one spot. My belt was a 38523-033, but I couldn't find that one. The store had Style 160 for Hoover Windtunnels, so I bought that one. It is a little bit shorter, but I was able to put it on. But, when I used the vacuum, it still smells hot. It is picking up fine. I didn't continue using it because I didn't want another belt to break. Do you know what may be causing this smell, like hot rubber?\015

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