Having problems with your Vacuums ?

I'm using (or WAS using) a Eureka ''the boss'' model 8803. The belt broke, no biggie, so I replaced it with a Eureka model U belt, the problem is when I put the new belt on and turn on the vaccuum, the belt breaks again. I am also having trouble getting the brush roller to fit right when the belt is in place. I can't find any sharp edges that would cut the belt,nor can I find where any small bits may have broken. Anyone have a solution for me?


Answers :

First, make sure you have the right belt, second, i am thinking that you are not lineing the roller up right, it will only fit one way. look at the ends of the roller and the grooves where it slides in, you should be able to see clearly how it goes.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Vacuums

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I'm using (or WAS using) a Eureka ''the boss'' model 8803. The belt broke, no biggie, so I replaced it with a Eureka model U belt, the problem is when I put the new belt on and turn on the vaccuum, the belt breaks again. I am also having trouble getting the brush roller to fit right when the belt is in place. I can't find any sharp edges that would cut the belt,nor can I find where any small bits may have broken. Anyone have a solution for me?


First, make sure you have the right belt, second, i am thinking that you are not lineing the roller up right, it will only fit one way. look at the ends of the roller and the grooves where it slides in, you should be able to see clearly how it goes. ... Vacuums

My 4870 K Boss is 2 years old. I have replaced belts & filters in the specified intervals. This last time I replaced the belt after a year, it shredded 3 of them on the outside edge of the belt in about 5 minutes of use. I ordered a new brush roller & heavy duty belt which I installed. It began shredding the belt in less than 5 minutes of use. What is your suggestion? Is this a known problem with this model? Eureka says no and is not standing behind it.


The only reason why it would be shredding the belt is if the pulleys were not lined up correctly. Check the allignement of the belt to make sure there is nothing kepping the pulleys from being in line. The other thing that it could be is if the rolle ... Vacuums

I have a Eureka 4870GZ. It turns on, but the brush roller doesn't move. The belt looks fine. I do have an extra belt and would try replacing the old belt, but I can't get the old one off the motor shaft or the new one on. I called Eureka customer service. The lady said there's supposed to be a small space between the motor shaft and the outside edge of the vacuum where I can slip the old belt off and the new one on. I don't see it. It looks like the motor shaft goes into a recessed place in the


Remove the top cover so that you can access to belt, You'll find 2 rows of 4 decorative holes on the top cover, In two of the holes you'll find the screws, Please use a flash light to see in that., Once the screws are removed, you'll be able to ... Eureka Vacuums

Can't find belt# 38528-040-A2 for my upright Hoover Model U5134-911. Is there a another belt that would work for this model?


The Hoover belt number is 38528040 for the single belt. Sold in a 2 pack of 40201190. look for the 2 pk number. use only Hoover belts, they will perform better. ... Hoover U5134-900 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Changeing belt I have a Eureka Upright Limited Edition Model 4462D and can not for the life of me find my manual and can not find the screws to take off the plate to change my belt.....help!!!!!


On the top nozzle, there will usually is 2 screws holding the top done. There are slots or holes on each side near the front and the screws or in these holes. Remove them, remove the top cover and then you can get to the brush roll and belt. ... Eureka 2991AVZ Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hi I have an electrolux "The Boss" hand held vaccum cleaner. I cannot find the instructions and am having problems changing the belt. It is model number Z57A. Product Number 900-250-006. It is the first time I have had a problem. I only use it occasionally for my caravan. So cant find the instructions and cant remember how to change the belt. Please help


You need top lace belt on brush roller and re[-assemble by putting plastic cover on which is retained by 2 recessed philips screws.. Prize off triangular coverat fornt.behing that you should see the belt lying loose.You need to get a blunt object to ... Electrolux Vacuums

What belt is used for a Eureka upright Model 2025B vacuum cleaner? What is the diameter (or the circumfrence)? of the round belt


... Eureka Electrolux EL5020A Intensity Upright Vacuum Cleaner

MY VACUUM ISN'T PULLING AS STRONG AS IT USED TO SO I THINK IT NEEDS A NEW BELT. I CAN'T FIND THE MANUEL ON IT SO I NEED SOME INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CHANGE THE BELT. I DON'T WANT TO BREAK MY VAC. CAN SOME ONE PLEASE INSTRUCT ME ON HOW I SHOULD CHANGE THE BELT PLEASE. TYPE VAC: EUREKA THE BOSS WHIRLWIND LITE CYCLONIC POWER CANISTER TYPE VAC. THE HANDLE IS DETACHABLE TO CLEAN IN THE CORNER WITH A SMALL EXTENSION.


You can get Eureka replacement belts here:Eureka Vacuum Betls ... Vacuums

HI, I'm trying to find a part for a Sharp upright vacuum. Its the back part of the handle where the cord is stored. I have taken it off but can't find any part # on it. The model number for the vacuum is EC12TWT4. I was thinking that if I could find a free owner's manual, that would give me the part # and then I could look for it on the net.


Any vacuum repair shop should be able to get it ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Can't find a site to order a replacement belt for my Shark model V15Z which I bought for our motor home. It was used very little before the belt broke. I will be trashing this vacuum, and will NEVER buy another Shark product.


This web site has the belt for V15Z http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/vacuumcleaners/brands/shark/v15z.html I found this one works great Pain to get belt on but not a problem since then. http://www.totalvac.com/ROR-1040.html (Dirt Devil type 1 Bel ... Euro-Pro Cordless Bagless Upright Sweeper - Blue/Gray

Filter I bought this Hoover a few years ago-- just now about to use it first time. I cannot find my user's manual and don't know how to change the filter-- or to clean it or whatever I am supposed to do with it. Also, there is a handle on one side of the unit that seems to be attached to an empty chamber or canister kind of thing. It looks like it should pull out, but it does not budge. I really would like to have a manual, but can't seem to find one. Is there a similar model that is still


This is not for the exact same model, but should help you out:\015\012http://edge.maytag.com/epipubs/56511B47.PDF ... Hoover U8143-900 Upright Vacuum

Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced


There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum

Bissell proheat 2X, model 8960. The shampoo tank does not seem to work, all I get is the water when cleaning. Also the first time I used my shampoer one of the belts broke. This is the 2nd cleaner I have bought. Was hoping this one would last longer. Cleaning this model is a real pain, surely there is a better why.


... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum

I have an Eureka Express canister vacuum - I believe it's model 8284 - that just stopped working. Plug it in, turn it on, and absolutely nothing happens. I took it to the local sew and vac place and they say it's a circuit board that is no longer available. I've looked at all the parts lists and diagrams for that vacuum and I would swear there isn't a circuit board there. (I wouldn't have even thought that in 1989 they would have used circuits.) In any case, I absolutely love this machine a


Given the age of the machine weighed against you fondness for it, unless you can find a fault with either the switch or the cord, there is little else that can be done. With time the electrical lead can break down and one o ... Electrolux Vacuums

I would like to find where I can buy the battery 391504 the Eureka easy clean cordless model 97 type A, or where I can purchase an easy clean cordless model 97. Thank you Marzi


I would look on craigslist or ebay. ... Eureka EZ Kleen 97A Bagless Handheld Vacuum

I need to replace the belt on my Sharp Vacuum Cleaner: Model ECTU4609. Can't find Owner's Manual and can't figure out how it goes on .


I have replaced vacumm belts before .. Normally it is located underneath..flip over the vacumm unscrew some screws.. open the cover..youll see a large roller pin type object remove it carefully noting how it is placed..pull it out.. and replace th ... Sharp Twin Energy EC-TU4606 Bagged Upright Vacuum

What belt does eureka pet pal model #4716 type: avz use?


... Bissell Vacuums

I have a eureka Air speed vacuum model AS1000 that won'tclean on carpets only if I use the cleaning tools. Is it the brush or belt?


... Eureka Vacuums

Eureka Fantom Thunder 12V/older model Need instructions on how to change belt and headlights.I could only find 1 screw on the bottom plate none on top plate. Thanks N J


There are two screws on the Fantom Thunder (It was not made by Eureka though) on the back of the unit just above the rear wheels. Remove these two screws and the top cover can be removed to get to the brushroll, belt and headlights. I believe the lig ... Vacuums

Smell/suction I have a Eureka Altima Model 2991 Type AVZ. I have suction when I use the power paw and attachments. I have all hoses clear. My brush is spinning and belt is not broken (I opened it up and checked), but I have no suction when I turn it on to vacuum my living room carpet. I also have a burning smell to go with it after about 30 seconds. I've never had a problem with this vacuum cleaner before.


Ours started smelling too, and it seems that the plastic end on the roller brush was melting. In process of finding rollerbrush for it now ... Eureka 2971AV EZ Kleen Bagless Upright Vacuum

On my Eureka Model 1759A (from mid-1980s), the plastic catch that holds the two parts of the metal body together has broken. I would like to replace the part of the catch that attaches to the top (the part with the lip on it), but I can't find the part online ... or even a drawing. Where can I get this part ? ? ? HELP ! ! !


This latch is riveted to the body. If you are lucky you may find an old Eureka warranty/ repair center with one on the shelf, or another canister for parts. That will be your best hope. ... Vacuums

I have a self propelled Royal Dirt Devil vacuum model number 087900 and it goes backward fine but forward has to be pushed so hard it's impossible. Is this a switch? Do you know about how much the part would cost and can it be done by a beginner. We fix a lot of things ourselves but we aren't mechanics by no means. We put a brand new belt on it. I don't think it can be put on backwards and brush turns fine. Where is the switch? Use layman's terms.


You might try a new belt and/or brush roll. The brush roll is what helps pull a vacuum forward, the power drive helps, but if the brush isn't turning like it should, then it will hinder forward motion. The belt may look ok, but they stretch to the ... Vacuums

Electrolux power nozzle, model 1692, power cuts on and off. I don't have the manual for it, but I'm trying to remove and clean the brush compartment. I removed the top, but not sure how to get to the brush. I would like to find a manual for it, because it's completely different than the one I use to have.


... Electrolux Vacuums

What causes these things to become unbearably loud? We've cleaned evey filter on the machine, pulled every speck of hair and lint off the brushes, changed the belt, no clogs anywhere. I've totally (and I mean totally, down to the brushes on the motor!) torn this thing down and put it back together with no difference. Also have a Eureka bagless, and after minimal use, and almost anal retentive maintance, it does the same thing,to stinkin loud. Wish one would **** up the other to save a trip to th


A clog in the hose or dirt inlet by the brush roll will cause the motor to sound loud. But so will a bad motor bearing, or motor fan, in which case you would have to replace the motor. ... Bissell Vacuums

My eureka vacuum model 4341 has no suction. The belt still turns the beater bar and the power still turns on but there is no suction both underneath and when using the attachment.


... Eureka 4341 Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0860 seconds