Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

The brush does not spin when making contact with carpeting

\015 I have a Eureka ''Boss' upright vacuum with a bag.\015\012\015\012When the vacuum is used on carpeting - the brush will not spin. The belt tensioner seems to be too weak to keep the brush spinning and the vacuum does not pick up. \015\012\015\012When I use the hose attachment - the suction is fine. I recognize that the brush is not needed when the hose is in use.\015

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I tried the electrical-tape-around-the-wooden-spindle technique. After a minute or so, it's back to functioning normally.
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