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Roller quit working - but belt still attached

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Try turning the rollers by hand,,, if they turn,,, can you hold the rollers and still turn the belt,,(dont turn on the motor) ,,, if so,, its the belt sliping on the rollers
\015\012and the fix is,,,change the belt for a new one,,,
\015\012i hope this has helped you
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