Having problems with your Oreck XL Deluxe U3700 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My Oreck has become very hard to push across carpet


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IF IT PUSHED EASILY ON THE SAME CARPET BEFORE, THEN THE BRUSHROLL IS NO LONGER CONTACTING THE CARPET IT USED TO. A NEW BRUSHROLL AND/ OR BELT SHOULD GET YOU MOVING AGAIN. TRY THE BELT FIRST, MUCH CHEAPER.
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\015\012IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED THE BELT BY REMOVING THE BASEPLATE (NOT THE RECOMMENDED WAY) CHECK BASEPLATE TO MAKE SURE IT IS FLUSH WITH HOUSING.
If you removed the bottom of your vacuum, then it's quite possible that the squeegee was not installed properly. On the side of the squeegee that faces up (to the operator) there is a groove that snaps over the baseplate. If the groove isn't snapped ove the baseplate, the vacuum is extremely hard to push (don't ask me how I know and I won't have to lie).
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