Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

The belts wear and break very quickly as tho something is rubbing against it on one side. It seems to be worse when I use the hose.


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Put the belt on the motor in the opposite direction.  When running, the brush should be pushing the dirt to the FRONT of the unit, not towards the rear.
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