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Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement

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  1. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement, Belt: step 1, image 1 of 3 Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement, Belt: step 1, image 2 of 3 Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement, Belt: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Turn the vacuum on its side.

    • Using a quarter, twist the three green locks to the unlock position.

    • Pull the bottom roller brush cover to open the vacuum.

  2. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Using a T20 screwdriver, remove the five 15.9 mm screws on the outside cover.

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    • Remove the three 14.3 mm screws with a T20 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the two 14.3 mm screws under the wheels with a T20 screwdriver bit.

  5. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 15.9 mm screws from behind the wheels with a T20 bit screwdriver.

  6. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the single 13.4 mm small screw behind the roller brush with a PH0 screwdriver bit.

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    • Remove the single 13.4 mm screw from behind the belted end of the roller brush with a T20 screwdriver bit.

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    • Turn the vacuum around.

    • Using a spudger, pry the top of the vacuum cover off. There are three tabs behind each of the clear rectangles below the headlights.

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    • Remove both of the headlight covers with the spudger.

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    • Remove the grey side panel on the motor side of the vaccum with a spudger. Pry under each tab to release the side panel.

  11. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 13.4 mm screws with a T20 bit screwdriver.

  12. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the single 13.4 mm screw located next to where the belt was detached, securing the motor in place, with a PH1 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the visible side of the belt from the gear with a spudger.

  14. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the grey panel from the opposite side, by uncrewing the single 13.4 mm screw with a PH1 screwdriver. This will release the container for the roller brush and belt motor.

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    • Using the spudger, push the white end cap out of the clear plastic by placing the spudger on the roller brush side and pushing the cap outward.

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    • Remove the belt from the gear.

  17. Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Speed Roller Brush Replacement, Roller Brush: step 17, image 1 of 1
    • Pull roller brush away from the vacuum.

Conclusion

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

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13 Comments

By God, what an ordeal: the excruciatingly hard to find screw behind the roller brush was a phillips on my machine. Thanks a google, nw.

Nicholas - Reply

Exactly, I struggled for sometime trying to find that 1 little screw that was a Phillips head.

Autumn Lamoon Creech - Reply

I figured out how to get it apart… Where do I find a new roller?

Scott D Selk - Reply

where can i get a new roller also...

STEVE BOSCH -

We will never, ever buy a Shark vacuum again. What a nightmare

HOG Rider - Reply

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