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Brushroll engagement at carpet mode doesn't always work eureka 4870

\015 My brushroll on my Eureka 4870 doesn't always engage in rolling when placed in motion/lever.\015

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Is the brushroll ends turning freely? if not then replace it, There could be a problem with the belt, or with the idler clamp asm. Sometimes they get clogged up with debris and won't work properly, try cleaning it. This is what lets the brush turn or not turn, depending on the position of the switch.
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Brushroll engagement at carpet mode doesn't always work eureka 4870


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