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Roller not moving

Eureka Boss Pro Lite Vacuum (411A) The roller is not moving. The belt is OK. The gear in the motor that moves the belt is not moving. Apparently the circuit that controls the roller that activates the gear is burned. Where can I get a replacement? Eveything else is working.

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  • jcgarrison Sep 06, 2008

    Took the roller out to change the belt and now the little white plastic stick and a metal clip fell out. How and where does that go back in the vacuum to screw it back closed?

  • jjordannysif Mar 20, 2009

    Roller is not moving or sucking up, but attachments work. Anything besides buying a new vacuum going to work?

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You can buy a new vacuum at walmart.

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