Having problems with your Riccar 8850 Vacuum ?

Belt on Riccar 8850 is slipping off motor shaft.

\015 Have installed new belt, was told that "motor is out of alignment" and will need a kit installed, new bushings and such $75+. Does this sound\015\012legit?\015

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NO! there is usually a fan attached to the motor. i have found that junk gets in there and will cause it to viberate. otherwise check the brushroll. there will be connectors on each side with a bearing. if the plastic looks melted, replace the brushroll
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