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Brushes aren't turning on my Dirtdevil Roundabout upright

\015 Can't figure out how to open it to see if the belt is loose or broken.\015\012I'm pretty sure it needs a belt.\015\012I had to pick a product below. I picked the closest thing to what I have.\015\012I have a Hoover Dirt Devil Roundabout upright\015

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Your Height Adjust Knob may be broken. Turn over the unit and then spin knob from flat surface to plush carpet. If the two small wheels in front don't move up or down, you need to replace the knob. Costs under 3 dollars at dirtdevil.com
Check all belts thay run the brushes
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Brushes aren't turning on my Dirtdevil Roundabout upright

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