FilterQueen Vacuum Cleaner Belts Scroll down the page to see the different types of FilterQueen vacuum cleaner belts available and click on the belt's link to see more information and larger pictures of the belt. Also, see the Q&A section at the bottom of this page for helpful belt tips.
|How do I know when to replace my FilterQueen vacuum belt? |
We recommend replacing the belt on your vacuum cleaner or power nozzle every 12 months. To use a more scientific approach, here's what to do. Unplug your vacuum cleaner and open the belt compartment. Slowly turn the brushroll by hand until the belt has completed one full revolution. If you see any of the following, replace the belt.
What happens if I don't replace the belt?
- Cuts, nicks, splits or other tears
- Frayed sections or missing teeth
- Excessive stretch. A fingertip firmly pressed on the belt's longest unsupported stretch should result in 1/4 inch or less movement
At best, the belt will last a few more weeks or months before it eventually breaks.
At worst, the belt may shred and end up wrapped around various internal parts of the vacuum cleaner or power nozzle, requiring more extensive repairs.
Where can I learn more about belts?
Read the article Belts Explained for more info on belt technology.