Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Does the vacuum lose suction when in the floor mode if the belt is broken?

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To put it simply, no. By floor mode I'm assuming you're stopping the brush roll from turning so that you can clean hard surface floors instead of carpet. When the brush roll doesn't turn you do lose agitation which vibrates the carpet so that the dirt is more easily picked up by the vacuum. But you don't lose suction because the brush is not turning.
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