Having problems with your Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Eureka Optima vacuum has suction at the hose but not at the floor. I took out the filter and it still isn't suctioning so I don't think it is the filter.


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It sounds like you have a plug. check where the hose goes into the back of vac. it should have a clip remove this and see if there is a plug there
The same thing happened to mine- it turns out the belt was broken! So just replce the belt- it's about $4-$5. Your manual should explain how to do this.
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Eureka Optima vacuum has suction at the hose but not at the floor. I took out the filter and it still isn't suctioning so I don't think it is the filter.


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