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My Eureka vacuum model 4471 does not pick up - the bag is new??


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Check to see if the hose and the dirt inlet by the brush roll is open and not clogged. Also if you haven't replaced the belt in a awhile, it may have stretch to the point that it isn't turning the brush roll under load.
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My Eureka vacuum model 4471 does not pick up - the bag is new??


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Unbeknownst to me, someone took the bag out of my Kenmore Progressive vacuum and failed to replace it. I have been vacuuming without a bag for months, and today the vacuum stopped sucking. When I opened up the front to replace the bag, tons of dirt and dust came pouring out. I thoroughly cleaned the vacuum, put in a new bag, but still no sucking power. Just dust coming from the rear vents where one of the filters is. Is the vacuum ruined, or is it a simple solution of buying a new filter?


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It needs a thorough cleaning - \015\012Copy and paste the following into your browser....\015\012http://www.eureka.com/service/manuals/74227.pdf ... Vacuums

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