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Eureka Bagless Widetrack, The Boss, Vacume, model 5893

The motor will not shut off with the switch, it has to be un-pluged. I replaced the switch and it still does not shut off.

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Had exactly the same problem with my upright Eureka Model 5893 bagless. Eventually, the handle would get hot, and finally it just quit. When handle was disassembled, the wires were melted and it was toast. Ordered a switch after talking to several repair men. Talked to Eureka, too, and they were absolutely no help. Cheap wiring and switch made in China. Good luck trying to find a switch. vacuum-depot.com has switches, so you might try there, but make sure you get the 3-prong switch (same switch used on Eureka's Genesis. It is Part #27871.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

This **** sucks!

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

Return it. The vacuum is incorrectly wired.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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