Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Belt keeps sliding over on the roller bar and rubbing on plastic parts. Belt is a "U" belt and I am told it should be a "R" belt. Sears sold me a "U" so I will try and find the R tomorrow. What keeps the belt other than tension from sliding onn the roller bar? Could it be that just the wrong belt could cause this??

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The 4870 Series uses Part number 61110. It is a "R" Belt. It will appear too be to large. This is normal.
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