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How can I disassemble the Eureka Altima Brush Roll (#60844-7) for cleaning? Thank you, Jerry in Irving, TX

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You can remove the two screws in the top cover above the roller. Then lift off the top cover exposing the roller. You can then pull the roller out, and clean out the cradles that hold the end caps. The square end caps can also be pulled off the bearings at the ends of the rollers. I had a lot of stuff wrapped around mine creating a lot of drag, but the bearings were just fine once everything got cleaned out. Just remember which end cap is which, cause they're different for each end.

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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
new belt around motor shaft and
brush roll
5) Insert left end of brush roll first. Make
sure square on brush roll cap is in
place. Pull right side of brush roll to
stretch belt. Secure right end cap into
base.
6) Rotate brush roll 2 turns to center belt.
7) Replace brush roll cover
8) Replace 2 screws

And you can get the maual here.

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

Good luck

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