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Another way to attach the head is to use the Kirby vacuum`s wheels to roll the two pieces into place. First, tilt the head up slightly while aligning the middle notch on the head with the shaft piece on the unit itself. Push the vacuum towards the head. The two pieces will line up in place.
Discovering the advantages of the on/off brush roll

When vacuuming hard surfaces, the brush roll can often push dust and debris away from the vacuum before it can be suctioned. Turning off the brush roll switches the vacuum to “suction-only” for quick and easy cleaning of hard floors.

Kirby vacuum prices are higher than many vacuums found at big-box stores, but that`s because Kirby vacuums are made of durable materials that will last for years. Why replace an inexpensive vacuum over and over again when you can purchase a Kirby vacuum? This complete home cleaning system that will last for a lifetime.
After a year or so, you may need to replace your vacuum`s beater brush. If the bristles seem to be squished, broken or are varying heights, it`s time to replace the brush. These can be found online with the vacuum`s brand and model of your vacuum cleaner.
Lastly, throw the dust brush vacuum attachment into a bucket of warm sudsy water. You just need a small bucket with warm water and a squirt of mild detergent like dish soap. This should loosen up and completely remove any caked on grime or dirt left on the bristles as well as inside the tool.
One of the easiest ways to increase vacuum cleaner suction is to empty the dust bag or container. Dust containers need to have enough space for airflow, otherwise, they could get clogged and have less suction power. Regularly check your dust compartment and empty or change it when it`s already 70-80% full.
On average a brushroll should be replaced every year or two. If you`re not sure if the vacuum is working as good as it could or should be, replacing the brushroll can be an easy fix .
A carpet beater bar is essentially a floor nozzle for a vacuum equipped with a rotating beater bar that spins while the vacuum is in use. By spinning, it agitates the carpet and loosens any lead dust that might be stuck in carpet fibers.

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My bissell 6590 works fine with hose attachment. Motor shaft turns when belt and roller are off. When belt and roller are on it’s noisy and smelly. Now one end of the roller actually melted in the holding slot. Do these rollers wear out like this or should I be looking for another problem.
ANSWER : Replace the roller,belt and before instalation clean motor shaft where belt rolls. you can turn on the vacumm and using a knife scrape the motor shaft from the black dirt.

My Hoover Windtunnel Mach 6.9 brush roller quit working. Upon investigating I found that the idler arm pulley was broken so I managed to replace that. Before putting the cover back on I see the control knob for the roller brush moves a plastic piece left or right to activate/deactivate the brush roller. I don't know where this plastic piece connects. It appears to me that the idler are when raised creates tension on the belt which drives the roller. I'm at a loss trying to figure ou

Caught shoe string in roller brush, now will not rotate roller BR
ANSWER : Belt maybe streched and hardened from heat replace and try again.

Brush Roller Wondering if I need a new brush as well as a belt. The Roller seems to have trouble spinning when it makes contact with the carpet no matter how the height is set. Everything else seems to work fine. Do I need a new roller to fix this problem?
ANSWER : The bearings can go bad in the brushroll. It may need replaced, even if the brushes aren’t worn. Helpful link….
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How to refit the front brush belt driven roller ? We removed the roller accidentaly when cleaning out hair that had got wrapped around the roller. How can we put it back in?
ANSWER : Hi well if you go onto youtube and look for replace dyson clutch it will show you how to refit your brush good luck

I am trying to replace my vacuum belt and can not get the roller brush to fit back into the slot after I put the belt back onto one end of the roller brush. Am I reassembling the belt and roller brush the right way?
ANSWER : If its a hoover or bissell, one side of the brushroll is slotted and slides. if its a eureka the hexagon end caps must be properly aligned, they go in at an angle. if its none of these provide me with the make and model # and i will give you a detailed description on installation. let me know if you need more help.

My vacume is less than 6 months old. I’ve gone through & replaced 4 belts. Now I realize the roller is not rolling which is causing the belts to break. The roller is free of all hair and debree. What should I do to fit the roller?
ANSWER : Very strong chance the end caps, made out of rubber could be a manufacturer defect. Many parts on vacs are made by different sources.

Roller on Dirt Devil hand vac won’t turn
ANSWER : Usually the ends will pull off so you can clean them. If not, then you will have to replace it.