Having problems with your Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum ?

Eureka whirlwind+ Is there a belt!? Smell hot like burning rubber...can't locate a belt to change?

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It's a little tricky but here's how you get to the belt:

  1. Once you have removed the housing and the roller, turn the vacuum so that you are facing the pin the turns.
  2. Pull the belt to the back of the unit with your right hand so that the belt is against the pin on the front side and with your left foot apply pressure to the carriage where the roller sits. This action causes the plastic housing next to the pin to move toward the front of the vacuum providing enough space to slide the belt off easily.
  3. Be careful that you do not apply too much pressure with the foot.
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