Introduction

Here is a Bissell PowerLifter vacuum cleaner where the front brush did no longer turn. First thought with this problem is always the drive belt.

Image 1/3: Unplug the vacuum and turn it over so the bottom of the vacuum can be accessed Image 2/3: There are a total of 7 Phillips head screws that need to be removed. Image 3/3: One of these screws is behind the height adjustment plate. It must be removed to gain access.
  • Here is the Bissell vacuum cleaner. The front brushes did no longer turn.

  • Unplug the vacuum and turn it over so the bottom of the vacuum can be accessed

  • There are a total of 7 Phillips head screws that need to be removed.

    • One of these screws is behind the height adjustment plate. It must be removed to gain access.

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Image 1/3: Remove the height adjustment plate. Image 2/3: All Phillips head screws can now be removed. Image 3/3: All Phillips head screws can now be removed.
  • Use a flat tip screwdriver to push the tab from the height adjustment plate inwards to the plate to free it from the vacuum cleaner. Procedure is typical for both sides.

  • Remove the height adjustment plate.

  • All Phillips head screws can now be removed.

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Image 1/3: Here is the brush assembly with the belt on the right. This belt was definitely broken. Image 2/3: Remove the brush by pulling it straight out. Image 3/3: Remove the brush by pulling it straight out.
  • Turn the vacuum around and move the top cover straight up

  • Here is the brush assembly with the belt on the right. This belt was definitely broken.

  • Remove the brush by pulling it straight out.

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  • next place the new belt on the motor drive first, then the brush.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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