Having problems with your Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum ?

A small thin antenna cord on my radio got sucked up, and I immediately turned my vacuum off and easily puled out the small cord, Afterward the brush on the vacuu would notrotate.. The belt is not broken on the vacuum is not broken. My husband cannot figure out what the problem is


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Hi Susan. There may still be a piece of the cord in the brush roller bearing. Check the ends of the brush and have a look. If its clear the belt is probably strethed. An easy way to test this is to turn on machine a put you hand against brush, if it stops the belts stretched. I would be will int bet the belt is stretched.l
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