Having problems with your Oreck Vacuums ?
What are indications that the motor's going out?
\015 We vacuum the carpet and the belt won't turn when it's on thick carpet. It smells like burnt rubber.\015
Burned rubber is most likely your belt. If it worked before on this carpet, then I would replace the belt. There are many indications that your motor is going bad, if you suspect this then take it to your vac shop for service.
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What are indications that the motor's going out?
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