Having problems with your Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

The motor spins but the belt will not move, therefore the rubber on the belt burns right where it is attached to the motor.

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Sounds like your carpet beater roller is jammed up, probably with hair or string, in most cleaners you can remove the roller by taking the cover off below the brush. Remove the roller and clean wrapped uo stuff
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The motor spins but the belt will not move, therefore the rubber on the belt burns right where it is attached to the motor.

Sounds like your carpet beater roller is jammed up, probably with hair or string, in most cleaners you can remove the roller by taking the cover off below the brush. Remove the roller and clean wrapped uo stuff ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

HI, my motorized brush barely turns.It makes a hot rubber smell. I took apart and noticed the spindle the belt turns on discolored from heat. Cleaned it, but still no turning of the brush.The vac is a hoover wind tunnel. As it moved accidentally touched the belt/ spindle and burned my hand a little. Very hot in area. Bright spark from motor noted. Was careful not to touch that part!

That means that the belt is stretched and it is slipping on the motor shaft, that is why it is hot and smells like burning rubber. You need to replace the belt. Here is the correct belt you need: ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum

I have the bissell power force bagged upright vacuum and the brush is not turning, I have replaced the belt but the brush will not move but the metal piece that is hooked to the motor that spins the belt and brush is turning but the brush won't, and the belt starts to burn

Sounds like your brush roll is seized. Remove the brush roll (see picture) and make both of the end caps spin freely. If not, replace it and you should be set. *An example of a brush roll* ... Bissell 3522 PowerForce Bagged Upright Vacuum

When we changed the belt the new belt broke right away and the brush roller wouldn't spin. My husband cleaned off the roller and got it moving slowly again, but when we went to re-attach everythin

The thing you call wheels are actually called roller bearings that fit at both ends of the brush-roll there probably seized up you can get a new brush-roll with bearings from the link below. ... Dirt Devil Breeze Bagged Upright

I have a Eureka 5902AVZ and the brushroll does not work. when i remove the belt, which is not torn nor worn out, the motor spins perfectly fine. Though when i put the brushroll back into place, it shows that the motor is trying to spin, but with resistance. it seems the brushroll will not spin if locked into place, because there is no attachment on the left side of the brushroll that will allow it to spin freely with the belt. am I missing some parts or is there something else wrong?

Hi and welcome to Fixya. I am Kelly. \015\012\015\012You have correctly identified the problem as the brush roll itself. \015\012\015\012There is a bearing under each end cap of the brush roll. You can gain access to the ... Eureka 5902AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

Motor is sparking and smells like burning rubber. When it first happened I thought the vacuum had something jamming the beater bar. That was the smell it had, like when the belt gets burned. But when we turned it over, it wasn't jamming. Took off the base plate and turned it on. The motor area is sparking and it makes a weird noise (I assume that is because the motor fails and restarts). I looked for loose wires, can't find any. I believe I need some sort of part replaced, maybe even a n

From sound and description most possible is motor is burnt up sparks usually mean metal on metal either bearing or bushings went on motor if u can jiggle the shaft thats bearing if u rotate the shaft by hand and feel and or hear rough grinding the br ... Oreck Vacuums

Vacuum started smoking and smelled. Yikes! I new it was the belt. Got a new belt replaced it.... with less than a minute it burned up another. The rotor/ pin that the belt goes around that should be spinning right? What do i do to get it to spin?

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Bissell PowerForce Turbo: The motor spindle becomes very hot while spinning, causing the new belt to burn and break. Is this because the motor is overheating?

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I replaced the belt on my bissell model number 3576-2, but when i put it back together, the brushes wont move...the belt tries to move, but the rubber just burns..

Something is binding ... i dont know what ... you will have to remove all parts and reinstall again. Make sure the bearings spin on the brush when it is out ... remove all hair and string.\015\012\015\012good luck ... im sure it is some ... Bissell 6595 Lift Off Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have recently replaced the belt and filters. The belt is in the correct position and the rotating brush moves freely. The motor is very loud. It still vacumns but I'm afraid the motor will burn up.

Does it sound different than it did before you made the repairs to it or does it sound the same. Just so you know some of the upright vacuums on the market today sound like a jet airplane landing in your living room.Ca ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

Bissell lift off, brush won't move smell burning rubber belt fine

OK - so your brush roller is jammed. And yes, the belt is melting! Unplug the machine, remove the belt (you will need another new one anyway) then see if you can turn the roller by hand. If it turns freely without you doing anything else, then you ma ... Bissell 6595 Lift Off Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Bissell Model 3760-4 is not working properly. The belt has been replaced (and checked 3 times), but the brush bar does not move when the brush motor button is on. The little metal turning piece that turns the belt is turnable with one's finger when the belt is off, but when we put it all back together and turn on the vacuum, the brush bar does not go around and the burning belt smell returns. The portable part of the machine works properly. It's the brush bar. It has been cleared of hair, etc

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I replaced my Bissell vacuum cleaner belt with a Bissell belt. I ordered it from them so I know it's the right one. I replaced it and the roller won't spin and the belt smells like it burning.

Beckiande485: You will need to unplug the vacuum from the wall, lay it down so you can see the bottom of the vacuum head and remove the bottom plate (foot plate) Probably philllips head screws. pull up on the roller (called the beater bar). ... Bissell Vacuums

The powerhead will turn until you touch it down on the carpet then the belt just spins (burning rubber smell). Is there supposed to be a fitting around the metal shaft opposite the powerhead or does the belt ride on the metal shaft?

That means that the belt is stretched and worn and needs to be replaced. Here is the belt you need and the manual which has instructions: ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC 15 makes a horrible noise when switched to do carpets - sounds like gravel in the motor - and then comes the burning smell. Nothing keeping the brushes from moving, and I think they are. I am concerned that it is a belt or the motor. How do I know?

... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have Hoover whisper Cyclonic. I just opend beacuse it was showing Clogged. I removed all dirt etc from the belt and now roller are not moving round and the smell of burning is coming due to rubber not moving on the roller. I looked at the manual which tells me in cased on roller being Jamed if need to use the stich to reset. I looked all over could not find the switch. Can you guys help me please.

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Hello, I have the BISSELL PRO STEAMER MODEL 8805-1, it's mking rattling sound near the motor, & smells like melting rubber like when the belt is burning. I need check the belt, it's OK. Thanks so much, Susan

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I have a kenmore grab n go bagless and I need to know the exact size of the belt, I lost the manual, and I have burn several belts at the bigining of the problem the motor stops and burn the belts I open it and I think it was a little piece of plastic, that cause the problem, but when I put the new belt it looks like the motor works fine,but still burn the belt, I'm using UB-1 #5275 belt am I using the wrong one?

... Kenmore 34722 Grab-N-Go Upright Vacuum

The motor is running, the roller brush spinning rubber smell

The belt may be stretched replace it ... Vacuums

Hoover WindTunnel S3765. The motor spins and the belt turns when I turn the brushes on, and the brushes will spin. The problem is that when I do this on carpet, the brushes stop spinning. As soon as I pull the "head" off the carpet, the brushes spin again. It's almost as if the vacuum suction is too great. I took the head apart and watched the motor turn the metal spindle that the belt rests on, and the belt turns as well.

The belt is stretched and needs replacement.(Belt # 38528036) . The brush is not turning against resistance. ... Hoover Vacuums

Brush stopped spinning from fabric being sucked into it, how can I fix it? It's a Dyson animal vacum. The belt is not moving from the lower motor.

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I have a Hoover SteamVac Carpet Cleaner with Clean Surge. I lent it to my mother who used it without the brush attached underneath. Now it doesn?t **** up water and the brushes don?t turn. Any idea what would?ve broken? Is there a belt that would have burned out? The motor? Anthing I could fix myself, or would I need service for this?

If you go to this URL:\015\012\015\012http://www.vacpartswarehouse.com/Hoover-F7452-s/811.htm\015\012\015\012you will an exploded view of your Hoover. By going down the pictures you will be able to see the internal parts of the unit and ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum

The bar that the belt sits on wont spin and smells like its burning when you turn it on. Is the motor out?

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Hoover Windtunnel smells like burnt rubber replaced belts brush doesn't spin when placed on carpet height adjustments won't move

Sounds like you have a bad brush roll(48414115), take it out and see the the ends turn freely or not, if not, then replace it. Also check the the slots that the brush roll sits in to make sure they haven't melted. I am assuming that the ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

Brushes stopped moving. Belts are fine. How do I know if the motor is burned out or the switch is not working?

It could be either if its the motor they usually freeze so try turning the pulley ... Bissell 9200 Upright Vacuum
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