Having problems with your Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum ?
The vacuum doesn't have an suction power to pick up anything from the carpet?
Make sure the bag is empty, then remove the bottom plate from the brush head--look for a debris jam near the rear end of the brush compartment. Remove the bag and look below where it attaches to the base for a similar debris jam. A stiff thin wire (coat hanger) with a small hook bent into the end is handy for clearing the debris out. Take the machine outside and turn it on once--if you were successful, the air will rush through it again (and blow a wad of junk into the air). Hope this helps!
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