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I have a Eureka 'The Boss Smart Vac'. The beater

I have a Eureka 'The Boss Smart Vac'. The beater bar turns when there's no load on it, however when it's on the carpet it stops turning. The motor shaft turns however there's not enough friction between the belt and the motor pully to turn the beater bar. Is the belt simply stretched-out and needing to be replaced? Any solution?

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Yes, you need to replace the belt. You should actually change this belt every year. Here is a link to the belt you need and the manual which has instructions:

Eureka The Boss Smart Replacement Belts

Owner's Guide (3,666K download)

Posted on Dec 09, 2009

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