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My Eureka 2961 Vacuum wont pick up and brush not moving

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SOURCE: Eureka 4870 vacuum brushroll control doesn't work

Use two hands to presscontroll button upward until it snaps in place.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: In Carpet setting, the vacuum brush does not spin

I put 3 turns of electrical tape around the area of the beater bar that meets the vacuum belt. This solved the problem short of replacing the beater bar.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Eureka Altima vacuum cleaner that doesn't

That means that you need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need to replace and the manual which has instructions:

Eureka Altima Belts

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Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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SOURCE: Eureka 2961 BVZ no suction, burning smell

I have the same vacuum. The burning smell is letting you know that your belt is either broken or about to break. I have had mine for a year and have had to replace the belt 5 times. Now I have to replace the brush roller 'cause it broke under normal use. My next vacuum will be a Dyson Ball.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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SOURCE: new eureka vacuum has not real suction

Is the belt slipping. Are all the seals good

Posted on Mar 27, 2010

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How to reconnect eureka altima 12 amps 2961 brush control lever is


download the instr manual go to www. retrevo.com or www.fitness.manualsonline.com see the diagram
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Jun 19, 2012 | Eureka Smartvac 4870 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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My Model 2961 Eureka wont take power now?


Hi,

Anytime that you smell that electrical burning smell on a vacuum cleaner, this is the motor going bad. There are two distinctive burning smells in fixing vacuum cleaners, the electrical burning smell which is the motor, and a rubber burning smell which is the belt.

The bagless vacuums cleaners in general, their motors last usually no more then 3-5 years. The motor in bagless vacuums work much harder then the motors in their bagged counterparts.

The motors in Eureka vacuums can range in price from $70-$120. If you can provide me with the exact model number on your vacuum cleaner (can be found on the bottom or the back of the machine on the sticker that also contains the serial number) I will be able to get you the part number, and price of the motor that's used in your vacuum.

It may be worth considering to just get a new vacuum cleaner at this point. If you'd like me to give you a personalized recommendation specifically for your unique cleaning needs, I'd be honored to do so. Please just let me know what types of floors you have mostly in the home and I'll be happy to share my knowledge of vacuum cleaners.

I hope this was helpful to you. If you found this helpful, please be sure to rate the repair helpful so other Fixya users that have this same problem can easily find the answer.

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Apr 11, 2010 | Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

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Eureka bagless model 2961 partswere do i get them


It depends on the parts you are looking for. If you go to your local vacuum repair shop they might have parts for your model. If not then there are parts available on Eureka's website. If you need replacement belts for your model you can get them here:

Eureka 2961 Replacement belts

Nov 08, 2009 | Vacuums

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My vacuum (Eureka Bagless Model 2961 AVZ) will not START!


Had exactly the same problem with my upright Eureka Model 5893 bagless. Eventually, the handle would get hot, and finally it just quit. When handle was disassembled, the wires were melted and it was toast. Ordered a switch after talking to several repair men. Talked to Eureka, too, and they were absolutely no help. Cheap wiring and switch made in China. Good luck trying to find a switch. vacuum-depot.com has switches, so you might try there, but make sure you get the 3-prong switch (same switch used on Eureka's Genesis). It is Part #27871.

Jun 11, 2009 | Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

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Have eureka 9734 replaced belt, put back together,brush rotates well but vacuum is not picking up anything, no suction.


It sounds like the machine is clogged. Check the port behind the belt and any and all hoses for obstructions and remove.

Apr 13, 2009 | Vacuums

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Smoking belt


Belt is slipping because the bearings on the beater brushes, which it turns, are jammed or full of dust.
Alternatively the belt has stretched after being overheated and needs replacing because it now slips.

Dec 22, 2007 | Eureka 2961AVZ Bagless Upright Vacuum

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