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Euerka Smart Boss upright

The life of a belt on my vacum cleaner is about 30 minutes. It becomes frayed on the outside part and after about 30 minute of use, the brush-bar doesn't turn because the belt has increased in diamter....there is no tenion by the belt to m ake the braush bar rotate.
It appear that the pulleys may be mis-aligned.
How do I fx this problem?
We have enoyed our Smart boss emmenely until this started happening a few months ao.
Is it fixable? If so, what is a guesstimate on the repair cost?
...and how much are your belts and bags? I will buy tthen from you if you can help me fix my problem.
thanks
tom
its a Eyreka Smart Boss model # 4870

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Price of Belt: $ 7.49 from www3.sears.com
Part No. 61110A

Price of Bag: $7.99 for a pack of 3.
Part No. 61115A or Eureka Bag Type RR

Estimated Repair Cost: $75-90 pending parts and labor rates

The likely possibility is that the belt was installed wrong. Without seeing the unit myself, I cannot say if the pulleys are mis-aligned. I will get back to you if I find any new information.

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