Having problems with your Eureka Whirlwind 4496 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

My whirlwind Eureka model 5197 is making a very loud noise yet the suction is still okay. Any suggestions? Could it be the belt slipping? It's a self propelled model.


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