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Eureka The Boss Smart Vac, beater bar stops turning when you use it on carpet


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It is a simple fix that you need. Your belt needs to be replaced. After a period of time, the belt stretches to the point where it is still strong enough to spin the brush when you have the machine upside down to look at it, but when you put the machine down on the carpet the belt is too weak to turn the brush against the resistance of the carpet.
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\015\012Most Eureka belt changes are simple to do and the belts are inexpensive.
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Eureka The Boss Smart Vac, beater bar stops turning when you use it on carpet


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