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Brush roll continue to turn while the vacuume is in the upright.

Is there any simple solution?

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Check to see the bare floor switch is fully engaged and the vac hose is in its socket as well

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*An example of a brush roll*
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1) Use handle release to lower handle
flat onto floor
2) Remove 2 screws from the front side of
brush roll cover
3) Lift and remove brush roll cover .
4) Remove brush roll and belt. Thread
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brush roll
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And you can get the maual here.

http://www.eureka.com/service/manuals/80244.pdf

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