With young children running or crawling around the house, having an efficient, functioning cleaner is an utmost necessity. Toddlers spend a great amount of time with their faces and hands either near or on the floor. So carpets and floors must be kept clean of dirt and dust.
Even small objects such as string, small beads, buttons and bits of paper can be choking hazards, so vacuuming on a regular basis is a must.
Bissell offers many models and styles of vacuum cleaners. Most of the models use a spinning brush to agitate the carpet and loosen dust and dirt so it can be sucked up of the carpet. The brush is turned by a belt that is connected to the motor. So the brush will not turn if the belt breaks. You can easily replace the belt with just a screwdriver when that happens to your Bissell.
First of all, unplug the vacuum from the electric outlet. Always remember to unplug your electric machines before opening their parts.
Turn the vacuum upside-down so you can have a better look at the rotating brush.
Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the plastic brush cover. On larger models that do not have screws, lift the tab situated near the left wheel, then, across the front of the brush cover, unlatch the three latches. Remove the cover of the brush.
Lift up the rotating brush and pull it out of the belt. Pull off the belt of the motor pulley.
Now, take the new belt and install one end on to the motor pulley and the other end of the belt over the rotating brush. Make sure you place the belt in the smooth part of the brush between the bristles.
Lower the brush into position while keeping tension on the belt. Make sure the rollers on each end of the brush properly fit into the slots in the vacuum head. Turn the brush several times using your hand to verify that the belt runs straight.
Reinstall the cover of the brush. Screw or latch the cover to secure it.
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