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Replacing A Vacuum Cleaner Belt In Three Easy Steps

by Lee Porter

A common problem with household vacuum cleaners is that the belt experiences snapping or breaking. If this happens, the cleaning brushes will no longer spin and your vacuum cleaner is essentially rendered useless until it is replaced. Broken belts can be caused by simple wear and tear, or the belt can get caught in a string or carpet fibers, causing tension on it which results in breakage. If you need to replace your vacuum cleaner belt, it can be done in three simple steps and should only take a few minutes to complete.

Find The Right Belt

You will need to make sure you get the correct replacement belt for your particular vacuum cleaner. Write down the brand, make, and model of the vacuum cleaner. Then, find the corresponding replacement belt at your local hardware store, general retail store, or a local appliance repair shop. These belts usually come in packs of two or more so you will have a few to spare. They are also fairly inexpensive and should only set you back a few dollars for most models.

Remove the Cleaner Head

Before you can install the new belt, the cleaner head of your vacuum cleaner must be removed. Using a screwdriver, you'll need to unscrew the screws that are attached to the head. If the head is snapped on, gently and slowly pry it loose until it pops off. Make sure that the vacuum cleaner is unplugged throughout this process to ensure that it does not cause any shock or turn back on unexpectedly while you're working. Cut away any tangled up threads or carpet fibers, and remove the broken belt and discard it. 

Replace the Belt

Now that you've removed the cleaner head, the old broken belt, and any debris, it is time to install the new replacement belt. Depending on your make and model, you may have to remove the brush first. Thread the new belt around the drum, using a flat head screwdriver. Make sure that the new belt is tightly wrapped around the drum securely. You may need to gently pry the belt around the other side of the drum since it designed to fit snugly. Manually spin the vacuum cleaner drum to make sure the belt has good tension. Then, you can replace the brush (if you need to) and reattach the cleaner head. Make sure the head is attached securely, and then you should be able to use your vacuum cleaner again normally without any issues. 

For assistance, talk to a professional like Everett Vacuum LLC.