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Old Hoover Convertible Upright U4109 keeps breaking belts. I just replaced the belts twice and both broke within 2 minutes.


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Did you make sure the brush that the belt turns is free to move?\015\012Sometimes they get bound up and will not turn and as a result, the belts either burn or break.\015\012Remove the roller brush, clean the ends and remove any debris, lubricate the ends of the rollers where they are held by the stationary brackets and re-install with belt in correct position.\015\012Belt must be installed in the proper manner as well.
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