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Eureka Boss central vac wont turn on?

I believe the overload protection came on when there was something caught in the filter? When I unplugged it and waited 30 secs the light came back on but when i tried the switch on the hose the light went out again???

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SOURCE: Eureka Central Vac-Sweeper -Model B1501

Its not easy to get into the sweeper head. I would push a air hose in there and blow the head clean. You will need to find a compressor or your friendly local workshop manager could help you.

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

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SOURCE: continuous running

Central vacs have relays in them, some stand alone, others mount on a circuit board. A stuck relay causes this type of problem. At the unit disconnect the low voltage wires, plug in your unit, does it still come on, if it does then you have a bad relay. If it doesn't then you have a problem somewhere in your low voltage wiring. One of the outlets, the wires may be touching or there is a staple casuing a short.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Eureka the Boss Smart Vac.

Your belt is probably broken. Check your belt and make sure your brushroll has not seized. If both of those check out ok, (because the smartvac belt doesn't stretch,) the belt tensioner assembly may have gone bad.

-R

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Eureka The Boss Smart Vac,

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.

Most Eureka belt changes are simple to do and the belts are inexpensive.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Eureka central vac 's power stopped won't start again.

I took to dealer I bought from . He examined it. The motor is gone needs new one. Thanks, Ann

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Eureka 'The Boss Smart Vac'. The beater

Yes, you need to replace the belt. You should actually change this belt every year. Here is a link to the belt you need and the manual which has instructions:

Eureka The Boss Smart Replacement Belts

Owner's Guide (3,666K download)

Posted on Dec 09, 2009

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What filters do I use for this? does the Hf-9 work?


Hey, this is Jeremy with Crucial Vacuum,

Unfortunately, you did not include what kinda of vacuum you were trying to make sure the Eureka HF-9 filter was compatible with. Below I have compiled a list of all of the models that the HF-9 filter will work with for you.
  • Fits Eureka Upright Style HF9 Victory & Whirlwind Vacuums.
  • Eureka Victory - 4300, 4400 & 4600
  • Eureka Victory Enviro Vac - 4370, 4377, & 4470
  • Eureka Self Propelled - 5184, 5185, 5187, 5188, 5190, 5191, & 5196
  • Eureka Whirlwind - 4180, 4380, 4381, 4480, 4481, 4483, 4488, 4489, 4580, 4686, & 4689
  • Eureka The Boss - 4672
  • Eureka Smart Vac - 4469, 4473, & 4476 & Sanitaire- S4170, SC4570, & SC4580 models.

You can purchase replacement parts for Eureka (including the HF-9 filter) direct from Crucial Vacuum with free shipping and an exclusive 10% coupon for Fixya.com readers, use code: FIXYA10
http://www.crucialvacuum.com/eureka.html

I hope this was helpful. If you would like further assistance, please feel free to give us a call at 877.750.9239. We have helpful and friendly customer care representatives on the line ready to assist you.

Jeremy Lerner
Crucial Vacuum Customer Care
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Eureka R4870P belt keeps breaking


There is likely something restricting it from turning freely. Check the endcaps to see if may have dust and hair wrapped around them

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We just moved in - the house is about 9 years old. I have a Eureka Mega Boss central vac - looks like model # is CV20220. 12.4 amps, 120 volts. Can't figure out what type of bags I need. Can you...


Well, for this unit you will need any of the following bags,

Eureka genuine Part# 90610
Eureka replacement (Central vac bag)
another genuine bag style called CV-1, and/or CV-2
Kenmore Central vac bags

Most of the bags there are available at your local vacuum shop, and sometimes even Sears. The Kenmore central vac bag is, can and will fit your Eureka Mega Boss. Prices range on these bags anywhere from $12-$20 for packages of 3. Generally you will replace a bag once every 3-4 months.

Good luck,
Mark

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I have a Eureka 'The Boss Smart Vac'. The beater


Yes, you need to replace the belt. You should actually change this belt every year. Here is a link to the belt you need and the manual which has instructions:

Eureka The Boss Smart Replacement Belts

Owner's Guide (3,666K download)

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Eureka 2812 shop boss wet/dry..water is being sprayed out of the


je ne trouve pas un magasin ou je puisse acheter des filtre a poussiere

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Getting a Eureka central vac cloth bag back in after cleaning


The easiest way is probably to take the unit off the wall turn it upside down. This will give you some leverage. I would not try to get the ring in all at once, but leave a little out and then that piece that is left out you might need to bend it a little to get it in. There really is no trick that is why I am not a big fan of filtered central vacs. I prefer true cyclonic.

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Eureka central vac 's power stopped won't start again.


I took to dealer I bought from . He examined it. The motor is gone needs new one. Thanks, Ann

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Continuous running


Central vacs have relays in them, some stand alone, others mount on a circuit board. A stuck relay causes this type of problem. At the unit disconnect the low voltage wires, plug in your unit, does it still come on, if it does then you have a bad relay. If it doesn't then you have a problem somewhere in your low voltage wiring. One of the outlets, the wires may be touching or there is a staple casuing a short.

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