Having problems with your Eureka Capture Upright Vacuum Vacuum ?

I have a Eureka Capture and it works fine for 5 minutes then I smell some burning. Is this the belt?

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It could be, open up the cover (there are two screws on the top) and then check the belt, and check the brush to see if anything is rubbing on the belt. If the belt seems fine then your problem is somewhere else.
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