Vacuum: Brush roll not spinning

Remove hair or debris tangled in the bearings on the side of the brush roll in the power brush assembly, which often causes the power brush's motor overload to trip. Then push the reset button.

These repairs may help solve your Vacuum problem:

Replace the vacuum ribbed drive belt

Ribbed drive belt

The drive belt connects the drive motor pulley to the brush roll in the power brush assembly. It spins the brush roll when the drive motor is running. If the belt is worn or broken, replace it.

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Replace the vacuum cogged drive belt

Cogged drive belt

The cogged drive belt is made of reinforced rubber. It has cogs or teeth that fit into geared sprockets on the end of the drive motor shaft and the agitator. Replace the belt if it's worn or broken.

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Replace the vacuum brush roll for ribbed belt

Brush roll for a ribbed belt

The brush roll is part of the power brush assembly; this style of brush roll is for use with a ribbed drive belt. The brush roll is a cylinder covered with rows of bristles that lift dirt from between carpet fibers when the cylinder rotates. If the bristles are worn or the cylinder is damaged, replace the brush roll.

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Replace the vacuum brush roll for cogged belt

Brush roll for a cogged belt

The brush roll is part of the power brush assembly; this style of brush roll has a sprocket at the end that meshes with cogs that line the drive belt. The brush roll is a cylinder covered with rows of bristles that lift dirt from between carpet fibers when the cylinder rotates. Replace the brush roll when the bristles are worn or if the cylinder is damaged.

For manuals, repair guides, and specific part recommendations, enter your model number.

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