Question about Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Step 1: Lower handle to floor to change belt
Step 2: Remove the two screws from the top hood on the foot
Step 3: Lift hood to remove
Step 4: Lift right end of brushroll (the belt end)
Step 5: Remove and discard belt.
Step 6: Place new belt around motor shaft.
Step 7: Place new belt around brushroll pulley.
Step 8: Align left end cap with base. Push end cap securely into
place. Make sure the square on the brushroll cap is in
Step 9: Pull right side of brushroll to stretch belt. Secure right
end cap into base.
Step 10: Rotate brushroll by hand several full rotations to properly
Step 11: Place hood back on cleaner. Replace and tighten
Step 12: Return vacuum to upright position.
Posted on Dec 09, 2008
Here is a link to the exact belt you need to replace (the belt should be replaced yearly for optimum performance) and a manual you can view which has instructions.
Eureka 431BX Replacement Belt
Owner's Guide (1.1 MB download)
Posted on Dec 07, 2009
SOURCE: the belt broke on my vacuum
Remove the base plate. It is held with screws accessible from under the unit.
Inside you will see the beater bar and the belt.
Remove the beater bar. This is self explanatory once you see inside the power head.
Remove the old belt.
Find a replacement from your local dealer or online.
Replacement is the reverse of removal.
This is a simple job you only need a screwdriver.
Good luck, please rate this answer. Thanks.
Posted on Mar 30, 2010
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