Having problems with your Eureka Whirlwind Litespeed 5740 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Vacuum not sucking up the dirt as much as it used to.

\015 I'm not sure what kind of maintenance will make this vacuum **** up better. It is aboutt 10 years old and I keep pulling out alot of hair from the brush in hopes it would pick up that black thread on my white carpet; but it doesn't seem to want to no matter what heigh I adjust it too! What can or should I do?\015

Answers :

Remove the handle from the power head, and from the canister, now look through it to see if there is any blockage in the hose, as for the power head, if you can remove the cover like you where changing a belt
you could put a broom handle down the shaft and if there is anything inside it, it should get pushed to
the opening where it meets the head. Remember that at a certain angle the shaft has a full opening
to the head. You can also take the canister outside,remove the bag and let it run for a few minutes
to clear any dirt from the motor,leave it open.

Now if the hose and head, and shaft are clear, and the canister is clear,where the hose plugs in,its time for a new vac. I hoped this helped you,and it was just blockage and you don't have to buy a new one.
When was the last time you changed the Dust Cup Filter? It needs regular cleaning to be effective, and should be changed periodically. (The part number is DCF3)
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