Having problems with your Kenmore 85920 PowerSpin Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum ?
Thr brushes are not spinning and it smells
\015 When I turn it on, the brushes are not spinning to clean and it smells almost like a burning smell. It happened while cleaning out the filter.\015
That is your belt burning, turn the vacuum upside down and make sure your brush is spinning freely. Something may be wedged in your brush.
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