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Just need to know how to change the belt on my vacuum cleaner

It's an Eureka Altima 2996AVZ

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Step 1: Lower handle to floor to change belt
Step 2: Remove the two screws from the top hood on the foot
Step 3: Lift hood to remove
Step 4: Lift right end of brushroll (the belt end)
Step 5: Remove and discard belt.
Step 6: Place new belt around motor shaft.
Step 7: Place new belt around brushroll pulley.
Step 8: Align left end cap with base. Push end cap securely into
place. Make sure the square on the brushroll cap is in
Step 9: Pull right side of brushroll to stretch belt. Secure right
end cap into base.
Step 10: Rotate brushroll by hand several full rotations to properly
position belt.
Step 11: Place hood back on cleaner. Replace and tighten
two screws.
Step 12: Return vacuum to upright position.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008


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The plastic ends on the brush roller have melted.

Bearings in the end of the beater bar have gotten dry/ dirty and created enough heat to melt the ends.
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