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Eureka 2961 BVZ no suction, burning smell
\015 The vacuum is only a few months old and we use it once a week, keep it clean. It has almost zero suction and there is a burnt rubber smell\015
I have the same vacuum. The burning smell is letting you know that your belt is either broken or about to break. I have had mine for a year and have had to replace the belt 5 times. Now I have to replace the brush roller 'cause it broke under normal use. My next vacuum will be a Dyson Ball.
If you want it seems that you may have something that is blocking your suction such as a paper or candy wrappers .check yor intace channel by pulling off the top cover and pulling apart the suction section where the motor is it has a little fan make sure it is unplugged check for any obsticle that may be blocking the passage way as for the burnt rubber smell that comes from the motor being some what immobledue to the blockage .
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Eureka 2961 BVZ no suction, burning smell
I have the same vacuum. The burning smell is letting you know that your belt is either broken or about to break. I have had mine for a year and have had to replace the belt 5 times. Now I have to replace the brush roller 'cause it broke under normal ... Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum
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