Having problems with your Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My vacuum seems to be just pushing around things instead of sucking them up. I changed the bag and cleaned the bottom, but nothing helped.

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Did you check to see if the drive belt for the beater brush was broken or frozen up?\015\012The beater brush hits the carpeting and causes the dirt, etc, to jump into the air so the suction of the unit can pull it into the vacuum.\015\012The beater brush will be fairly easy to remove. Once it is out of the machine, clean it as best you can, add some WD40 on the plastic end pieces and when you reassemble, put a new drive belt on.\015\012This should solve the problem.\015\012Paul
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