Having problems with your Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Smoking belt Hey I have a Eureka 2961 avz bagless vacuum, and if it's on for a few minutes i can smell the belt burning.  If the vacuum is left on any longer the belt starts smoking.  I took the case off and there was a little debris but not much.  Is there a cause and fix or just time to replace the belt?


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Belt is slipping because the bearings on the beater brushes, which it turns, are jammed or full of dust.
\015\012Alternatively the belt has stretched after being overheated and needs replacing because it now slips.
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