Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My Eureka 4870 has no suction on the floor or hose setting, white air blows out the front filter. Further, the roller does not move when on the floor setting. The belt is in good condition and I cannot find any blockage in the hoses. Any ideas?


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Suction problems on the Eureka 4870: after cleaning all accessible piping; cleaning the motor filter; changing the bag and replacing hepa filter the final problem was found. Removal of the motor cover revealed that the rubber gasket that fits over the fan assembly (in take opening) had slipped and had a poor seal. This reduced suction and most likely caused over heating and created a thermal trip. Not sure the cause of the slipped gasket - possibly normal use and vibration and/or the occasional sudden stop (walls, table legs and teenagers assisting in the house work).
Removal of the cover may require repair knowledge or a service company - proceed with caution and unplug the appliance
The bag is full.You need to take out old bag and replace with a new bag.

Jim
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