Having problems with your Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum ?

I cant get the belt and roller back on

\015 I got the belt on and brush back in but the little silver plate i cant get back on\015

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I cant get the belt and roller back on


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Tried to take roller brush out to clean it's housing, cant get one side back in without trying to force it.


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Generation 4 Apparently, my belt came off while vacumming. I had a lot of hari entwind on the roller, so cleaned off the hair.... but now I can't seem to get the belt to stay "in place". Is it supposed to move around on the brush? or be held in place? It seems to me when I try to get the hook to grab ahold of the belt, it is going tohe wrong way to grab it. Please HELP!


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