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I have a Eureka The Boss Power Plus vacuum cleaner and it has zero suction. Comes on fine, filter is clean, belt is new...no suction. Any ideas what's wrong?

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  • brenriddle Apr 22, 2014

    There is no suction near the brush or the hose...

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This owner's manual is available on the Eureka website. www.eureka.com Type in your model # down in the right corner, search & buy accessories.Click go, then choose either the 402A or 402A-1. It is the same owner manual for either one.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: my eureka 2961avz bagless vacuum has no suction

Usually clogs are in the dirt inlet by the brush roll, or in the hose. Take the hose off from the bottom and see if there is suction, if not, then the hose is clogged. If suction there, then it is lower. Also is the brush roll turning, if not, that could be your problem.

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Eureka Boss - no suction in upright postion

when mine does that I find that the hose is not connected properly where it comes off to use the attachments.
If there is suction there, it is a straight shot to the floor unless it is loose where it fits together.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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Make sure it is not the electrical outlet that has tripped. If not then you basically have 3 choices. Cord, switch, motor. A service tech. should be able to diagnose.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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eureka is about the most helpless website ever!!! did u try cleaning the filters?

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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