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How to open carpet power unit to replace belt


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The motor on my Epic 6500 works, the hose is sucking, but the power head isn;t working... I tried the sidestep power head and that one works. Ive opened and replaced the belt and that is fine. The bulb was already burned out and wasn't replaced so I cant tell if theres power to the head. What else could it be?


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How do you install the 210-1128 Bissell carpet cleaner steamer brushroll on the Bissell ProHeat 8910? The prong on the replacement roller is larger in diameter than the one it is replacing. How do you open it up enough to remove the plastic piece that is attached to the steamer - the one with the belt??


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If the power brush does not roll, I presume it would be a belt. Where can I get a replacement for this model? Do you know of any diagram for the unit or how to remove the belt? Many thanks,


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The rotating sweeper on my Electrolux Discovery II isn't turning. Can I assume there is a belt that needs to be replaced? Also, how do I get at the sweeper unit to replace the belt? Finally, where can I find a replacement belt? Thanks!! Dewey


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On the bottom, there should be a few screws to remove to remove the plate covering the brush roll. However some may have screws on the top housing to remove the top. ... Vacuums

Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.


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I have a Dyson all-floor model (not the ball). I recently replaced my carpet to a Frieze. Since replacing the carpet, the Dyson is extremely hard to push. It almost forms a "seal" with the carpet. Seems to work fine on Berber carpet and laminate floor. My husband has checked to make sure the brushes are working, hoses are not clogged and belts are OK. I've had it for about a year. It is virutally impossible to push on the new carpet. Any ideas?


Have you adjusted the brush control system. If you look at the link below page 6 will tell you how to adjust. If this is not you vacuum please give the model # of the one you have so I can help you more.\015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Need to replace belt in Kenmore Vacuum Power-mate nozzle


Hello,\015\012\015\012Here's what you'll need to replace a belt on a Kenmore canister vacuum:\015\012\015\012- Phillips Head Screw Driver\015\012- Flat Head Screw Driver\015\012\015\012There are two different ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

Belts breaking/melting The original belt broke at almost 1 year so I replaced it. I changed the carpet setting to shag even though my carpet is very low pile to make it easier on the vacuum. I didn't get to use it but just a couple minutes and could already start smelling the new belt getting hot. I checked the roller and it is easy to spin. Not clogged with hair or dirt. Now the inside of the new belt has small pieces of rolled rubber instead of being smooth. The metal shaft that goes into the


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Seems Eureka is putting faulty, insufficient wiring in many models, most especially my model (if you do a search of this site, you will be how many people have experienced fried wires and switches). There should be a class-action lawsuit in my opini ... Vacuums

Trying to replace belt on hoover convertible bagless upright u8188900. belt replace # 38528-049. i have opened vacuum and put belt back on, but it will not get tight enough around the motor gear and the brush spool to be able to activate. am i missing something? mike


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I have a Hoover power max self propelled vacuum. The belt that goes to the self propelled part keeps slipping off. I've had the belt replaced, but the problem persists. What can be wrong? I've taken it to a Sew N Vac repair, but all he did was replace the belt again. And it still has the same problem.


I can guess of one problembelt gets removed when motor is running right?am assuming that belt is fit tightly and fits correctly when motor is in restif so then ur motor is not running at a proper speed which can be a pos ... Vacuums

The power wand electrical connection on the power unit itself seems to be corroded. I think I need a new two wire plug to plug into the wand. the model is a Eureka 6984 A. I am able to disassemble the power unit if necessary and replace the wire and plug if one is available


Try hesco inc they have a on line store with all the vacs parts diagrams and fast shipping. ... Eureka Vacuums

Belt replacement Hoover carpet cleaner


Hoover steamvacs don't use belts. If the brushes are not turning, pull the brush block out, turn the machine on and see if the square hole where the brush block was, is turning. If not then the turbine is bad. Sometimes you can take the turbine ap ... Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum

How do you replace the belt? Can't find anyplace to open the bottom to replace belt.


You don't actually have to turn the vacuum over for this. The two screws you need are on top, above the brush roller. It is the top cover that comes off instead of the bottom on this vac. You'll see everything once you lift it off. ... Eureka 2991AVZ Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Kirby Dual Sanitronic '50' Vacuum Cleaner I bought in 1966. The motor does not start when I attach the belt lifter of the rug nozzle. When I remove the rug nozzle and detach the belt from the motor fan shaft the motor starts when I depress the nozzle switch and the power switch . Seems like the brushes in the motor are worn out. I do not have a manual for this unit. Can you assist me as to what newer unit is this compatible to and the problem I'm having at present??


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We lost our instructions to the Kirby Shampoo attachement and how to attach it to the main unit, the belt and how to use it. We need complete instructions and explanations on how to use this as we have tried and the belt does not attach to the main unit, the brush does not turn and the hops along the carpet and no water, etc. returns to the tray. Please help us with as simple and complete instructions as possible. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, LOUIE CAPLAN


First, you'll need to fill the tank with water (warm or cold). There are three fill lines on the side of the tank. Fill to the desired line and add one shampooer tank lid full of Kirby shampoo for each line of water. A full tank will require th ... Vacuums

Where does it go and how do I replace the belt on a Deluxe Hoover Mach 3.8 bagged windtunnel action vacuum? I kno it goes somewhere around the brush but it fell off when opened and I can't tell where it goes. I have a replacement belt


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