Vacuum repair guides
Follow the step-by-step instructions in our vacuum repair guides to replace parts such as belts and motors and get your vacuum cleaning again.
Follow the troubleshooting tips and DIY repair advice to solve common vacuum cleaner problems, and search your model number to find replacement parts for major brands such as Kenmore, Hoover, Bissel and Dyson.
The suction motor on a vacuum creates the draw of air at the cleaning head that picks up dirt. If the vacuum won't run, give it a new life by replacing the suction motor. These steps explain how.
Replace the brush roll if the bristles ares worn or the cylinder is damaged.
If the power brush isn't working well because the cogged drive belt is slipping, take a few minutes to replace the belt. These instructions show how.
Some canister vacuums have a ribbed drive belt that spins the brush roll on a power brush attachment. If the brush roll slips, you can replace it using these instructions.
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