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No Suction I have the Eureka Upright Vacuum. I have no suction when doing regular vacuuming but it seems to have function with just the hose. Also, the height adjustment doesn't seem to work at all. The vacuum has only be usede 3 times. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    I have the exact same problem...I took it in to be fixed and it worked about 3 times and then stopped again. Ive cleaned out the vaccum as well so its not clogged...

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    We have had our vacuum less than a year and have lost the suction. The suction is working with the hose but we can't seem to get it to work on the carpet. We've even taken it apart, cleaned it out and still no luck...help!

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    My vaccum is doin the same thing the hose sucks things up but the bottom part wont **** anything up n I cleaned the whole thing too...its not the belt or the filters!!! Somebody figure out what the problem is!!!??

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    i have perfect suction from the hose but none from the rest of the vacume.

  • stevebutler1 Jan 26, 2009

    I have the same exact problem "No Suction"!!! This Vacuum cleaner really sucks.Can anyone answer our problems!!?

  • twynn Jan 31, 2009

    I have the same problem. No suction from the vacuum, only the hose. It has always worked this way. Please give us a solution to this problem!

  • ginagina24 Feb 10, 2009

    mine worked until the belt broke, now I have the same problem, just moves dirt around...

  • directorrae Feb 15, 2009

    This seems to be a common problem. Same issue as others. Hose suction is great, but as soon as i engage the floor vacum all suction seems to stop and it just moves the dirt around. Any help would be great.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    No suction. I have the same problem as all the rest. It worked great the first time I used it. After that. NADA. It's BRAND NEW. What should I do?



  • ejgibson Mar 22, 2009

    Yikes. I was hoping for some answers, but I guess we're all in the same boat. Maybe I've just been lucky in that our model is now about 6 years old and only recently lost suction?

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Is your brush roller turning? unplug the vacuum and see if you can turn the brushroller by hand.if it turns real freely the the belt is broke ,if its real hard to turn then something is caught up around the bearings on the ends of the roller.my suggestion is if your having that much trouble withit take it back and tell them you want a new one.if they want to keep your buisness they will give you a new one

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