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Riccar brush does not spin after replacement of the belt

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I just replaced my hoover belt and it is too loose to make the brush spin. Is there an adjustment to tighten the belt

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The roller brush underneath is not spinning when the vaccum is on, it does spin freely, I'm thinking maybe there's a belt inside that may have come off?! Is it easy to fix or replace this?!

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Brush roller spins until it touches the carpet, then stops. I have already replaced the belt and it continues to stop when it touches the carpet

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