Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Vacuum turns on then off in a few seconds.
\015 Vacuum turns on somewhat 'weakly' then stops. All tubes clear. Belt attached and in good shape. Filters clean. Is it the on/off button or the motor or something else?\015
Check the electrical connections at the switch and at the incomming power cable because they get moved about a lot the wires become broken inside the insulation or wire jacked. gentally pull on the wire to see if it has a rubber band stile action if so remake the conection. as for dirt in the switch use a tech cleaning spray ( super wash ) to clean out the dirt from the switch.
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