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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.

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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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.
  • 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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