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Burning smell in Vacuum

Hoover U5165-900 Fold Away Widepath Bagless Vacuum smells like burning, why?

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Belts, made of a rubber composition, will stretch and wear out from normal operation. They also lose effectiveness and elasticity from age and heat.  


If an accidental jam or improper height adjustment momentarily causes the revolving brush to stop, a burn spot in the belt may result, causing a burnt rubber odor. In these cases, the belt is most often damaged and should be replaced immediately.

its one of 2 things .either the brush roller is jammed or your belt is stretched and slipping which will cause it to submit a burning smell

It's probably time to change the belt, or you could have something clogged in the vacuum cleaner preventing if from spinning, which will cause the belt to not function properly.

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