Having problems with your Eureka Vacuums ?

The engine seems to be accelerating and getting hot and no vacuuming happens


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Everything you say points to there being a blockage somewhere. The motor's not moving any air, so it goes faster. Without any cooling air it gets hot. And, of course, with no air moving there's no suction. Find the blockage and clear it, and everything should be back to normal.
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