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Eureka Boss 4D (5892BVZ) - Switch Replacement & Fried Wires
\015 I have a Eureka Boss 4D (5892BVZ). The switch burned out frying the wires in the handle. Can I fix this myself? What parts would I need? How would I go about doing the repair? I was able to take the handle apart easily, but I do not know how to go about replacing the switch or if I would need to replace the switch, the cord, the wires. All the wires around the switch are frayed or fried, but the wires beyond that point look fine. Thanks.\015
If you got the handle apart, Id say you can probably fix it yourself. You might be able to patch it but I would say to maximize your effortrs please visit RepairClinic.com to find the exact replacement parts you need. They also have expert advice and guidance available.
\015\012I hope this works for you.
\015\012I hope this works for you.
Had exactly the same problem with my upright Eureka Model 5893\015\012bagless. Eventually, the handle would get hot, and finally it just\015\012quit. When handle was disassembled, the wires were melted and it was\015\012toast. Ordered a switch after talking\015\012to several repair men. Talked to Eureka, too, and they were absolutely\015\012no help. Cheap wiring and switch made in China. Good luck trying to\015\012find a switch. vacuum-depot.com has switches, so you might try there,\015\012but make sure you get the 3-prong switch (same switch used on Eureka's\015\012Genesis). It is Part #27871.
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