Having problems with your Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

I have the Eureka 4870 "The Boss" Smart Vac. The beater bar began to turn constantly and can't be shut by moving the Brush Roll Contol to Bare Floor position or the machine to the upright postion. It has also eaten two new belts. A local tech says he has seen this problem whereby the free-wheel assembly that makes contact with the belt to engage the beater bar is misalgned and cannot disengage. It is usually the chassis which would mean replacement of enough parts that would not be worthwhile


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I have the Eureka 4870 "The Boss" Smart Vac. The beater bar began to turn constantly and can't be shut by moving the Brush Roll Contol to Bare Floor position or the machine to the upright postion. It has also eaten two new belts. A local tech says he has seen this problem whereby the free-wheel assembly that makes contact with the belt to engage the beater bar is misalgned and cannot disengage. It is usually the chassis which would mean replacement of enough parts that would not be worthwhile


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Hi my beater bars will not turn anymore, i have tried to reset it cleaned the bars removed and cleaned the front wheel, but still they will not turn.Any help would be appreciated


Belt has probably broke in the power head ... Vacuums

IRobot rumba 4000 seems to run ok and then starts making a kinda hi pitched growling noise and slows way down. it is very clean(blown clean with air compressor)sensors are clear ,newly installed well lubricated on ends of brush and beater bar, new battery. it seems like the wheel tracks may be dragging . i have cleaned and lubricated where i could on them but can't find a way to totally remove and inspect wheel tracks.


It sounds like your Roomba's brush gears are not working. Run the robot without the dust bin to see if the brushes are turning. If they are not, the robot will need to be replaced. Contact iRobot CS for support at (877) 855-8593. ... iRobot Roomba 4000 Bagless Robotic Vacuum

My Panasonic performance plus platinum vacuum cuts off and on while using the beater bar, this doesn't happen at all using the stair cleaning attachment. It appear electrical contact is being lost where the lower plug makes contact.


The solution to my problem which is located at the lower electrical plug on the long wand was to expermint using a nickel and placing this in an area where the long wand connects with the beater bar section, here there is a gap which allows too much ... Panasonic Vacuums

The small belt that makes the beater bars spin broke. It is only two years old; repair shops tell me this involves replacing two belts because of some kind of clutch to the tune of $150! Is this possible to repair myself


A very easy replacement. The belts cost about £3 each. Yes, there are two belts and even if the clutch needed replacement, this is about £20 for clutch and both belts http://www.dysonpartsdirect.co.uk/dysonparts/dc07belts.shtml - this is ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My husband ran over my daughters shirt with our Dyson DC17 animal. Now it's making this horrible load ratting noise. I've taken the head off. Clean the beater bar. The belt is in tact. No


First make sure there are not any of the rubber cogs missing from the belt, it may be wise to replace the belt anyway because the cogs may be worn. Make sure the brush roll does not have any play in it anywhere and that It fits tightly in the nozzle ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

The beater bar makes a loud noise and something is cutting into on the end opposite of the belt. I have taken it apart and cannot find anything that appears to be out of place. Lynnette


Check to see if the belt is missing any gears. If it is then that is your problem. anothe issue might be that the roller bearing is loose or missing. you will be able to see this when you take off the bottom plate. let me know if this helps. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Eureka Boss Power Plus and the beater bar is rolling, the belt is turning, but after vacuuming up around the litter box (not a lot of litter), when I turn the vacuum off, the litter, or even household dirt, falls out. When I hold the vacuum back to turn it off so that it doesn't fall on the floor, it's sitting in the cubby where the wheels are. The bag is empty, the hose is not plugged, the hose is securely fitted on both ends of the unit. This vacuum was purchased in July and is being


Even though the brush is spinning, you probably need to replace the belt because it is s ... Eureka Vacuums

The hose on my Samsung 9048R is torn partly from the swivel base. The main problem is that the carpet attachment with the beater bar will not operate now. My brother checked the connectivity at both ends of the hose and there is juice at the bottom swivel part but at the other end of the hose where the carpet wand plugs in it is dead. is there any way to fix this? How does the wire go up through the hose? I have looked around on the internet and it would seem that the entire hose assembly is


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I have a model B1500 vacuum. The vacuum would lug and stop and start if I lifted it off the rug. I changed the belt to the beater bar. That didn't help. I also noticed that the connection between the hose and wand heats up. How can I fix it?


I'm not exactly sure what make of vacuum this is -- a number of companies make a model b1500, so this may be a bit general. If the vacuum has an adjustment for the height of the carpet pile and you have it set too low, it will overload the brush and ... Vacuums

Bissell Pro-Heat 7901-1 no cleaning solution is pumped out. The flow indicator is spinning and the belt is spinning the beater bar. Have cleaned the flow indicator, checked vavles in the solution tank and water tank and they are working properly. Also checked the trigger to make sure it works okay. Any ideas?? Moody Fan


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I cannot seem to replace the beater bar on my Dyson - it seems to spin OK, but when I turn the vacuum back on and turn it to the 'Carpet" position, it makes a noise that is unbelievable. What's up with that? The belt is intact.


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Oreck XL21 just will not work at all any more. Beater is clean - belt is fine. Fresh bag - inflates. Took the thing apart - checked for blockages at intake, bag entry, and the tube. It just doesn't vacuum anything. No suction at all for anything stronger than air. I'd say it doesn't ****, but that would be ironic. Are these known for just "quitting" after a while? We take it in for maintenance as recommended to replace filters, etc. Is there some miracle trick to make it work or sho


Did you make sure the brush turns freely? Even though it is clean, if it does not turn freely with the belt, it will not beat the carpet and pull debris up into the unit.\015\012\015\012Another (drastic?) thing to try would be to take the unit ... Vacuums

My mod. 92L3-W IS MAKING A VERY LOUD SOUND WHILE RUNNING. HAS NEW BELT AND YES IT'S KEPT CLEAN..BEATER BAR IS OK I GUESS.......


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Motor is sparking and smells like burning rubber. When it first happened I thought the vacuum had something jamming the beater bar. That was the smell it had, like when the belt gets burned. But when we turned it over, it wasn't jamming. Took off the base plate and turned it on. The motor area is sparking and it makes a weird noise (I assume that is because the motor fails and restarts). I looked for loose wires, can't find any. I believe I need some sort of part replaced, maybe even a n


From sound and description most possible is motor is burnt up sparks usually mean metal on metal either bearing or bushings went on motor if u can jiggle the shaft thats bearing if u rotate the shaft by hand and feel and or hear rough grinding the br ... Oreck Vacuums

Our DC 17 was making a horrible noise, so my husband took off the beater bar and was pulling out hair and a small, silver cylinder came out. We can't get it back in and realize it is what the belt is on. Any advice?


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I replaced the agitator bar drive belt on a Hoover Model U6432-900 upright vacuum cleaner, but it just slips when the drive wheel is spinning. Is there an adjustment I need to make? I don't see any adjustment spots.


You probably should have replaced the flat belt(38528035) also. But the drive belt has a idler wheel(#13) to engage it, is it riding on the belt, if not if may have jammed to one side and able to spring up against the V belt. It could have broke al ... Vacuums

Beater Bar stopping and making noise


Hello, I noticed this request for help has come up before, It's almost impossible to discribe what you're needing to do. Your model has 2 belts, 1 from the motor to the clutch and 1 from the clutch to the beater bar. There is a special tool to hold ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Beater bar belt too loose


You need a new belt, they stretch after awhile and will slip. ... Vacuums

Beater Bar The "Beater Bar" or roller with brushes on it, is not spinning, therefore not picking up. I cannot locate my manual and need to know if it is belt driven and how to get at the belt to identify the size and purchase and install a new belt. Thank you for any assistance. [email protected]


Take off the bottom plate, then you can get to the brush roll and belt, on the model number plate, the number of the belt is on that, it is also on the belt if you can still make it out. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

The beater bar does not turn. The belt is fine.


WAIT!!! Don't replace the entire clutch yet... I just had the same problem. Before buying a new clutch assembly, I took the out the clutch just to make sure I could do it (the link previously mentioned is great: ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Beater bar my beater bar won't go around, checked & the belt is fine. The motor driving the belt isn't working


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Caught a string in the beater bar. Cleared it out but now the beater bar will not spin. The belts are intact. I had this problem before and I can not find the answer online that fixed it. It is not the belt.


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Again, I have a Bissel Model 3760-4. The same problem as everyone else. The beater bar will not turn. Took apart, nothing. Took to vacuum repair shop and they said it is not getting power to the motor to the beater bar. Seems like a fair number of folks are having this same issue. You would think Bissell would come up with a fix, if nothing else to save their reputation. Thanks Diane


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Hoover Model U8185-900 beater bar part keeps smoking and burning up We've replaced the part Hoover PCB Display Bridge U8172 three times and the vac beater bar works for about a minute then the part starts to smoke and burns out again. I've taken everything apart but cannot locate anything that would cause this part to burn up. I think if I did not disconnet immediately, he vac would catch my rug on fire. Help? I didn't send back the warranty card, so I can't get any help from Hoover. Any suggest


I'm not sure why this is happening. Perhaps if you would contact Hoover and explain the problem to them such that it appears that there is a safety issue with their product, they might be more cooperative. If that fails, I have had luck writing let ... Hoover U8185-900 Upright Vacuum
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