Having problems with your Fantom Vacums FM740 Twister 300SE Bagless Upright Vacuum ?
Agitator 'freezes', thus burning through the belt by the belt turning rod.
\015 Withe belt removed, agitator does not turn freely, yet it is not bound by any of the framework.\015
It will be the bearings at end of brushbar seized up and need replaceing
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