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Vacuum is burning through the belt.

I have replaced my Eureka Altima Belt (with style U) and when I turn the vacuum on to use it, it immediately burns through the brand new belt and therefore does not work. I have tried three separate belts, but it does this each time.

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  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    July 17, 2008



    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM!!!! That is exactly what happens to me - the belt burns up - I have gone thru 2 of them so far.....

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Vacuum is burning through the belt.
Posted by slhb on Jul 16, 2008
I have replaced my Eureka Ultima Belt (with style U) and when I turn the vacuum on to use it, it immediately burns through the brand new belt and therefore does not work. I have tried three separate belts, but it does this each time.
Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. According to what you have said I can see maybe 2 problems, either your brushroll or bearings are froze up or you have a build up of thread and hair on the bearing ends. The brushroll should be free spinning or #2. Your motor and pulley could be bound up and or shot and might need replacement. Check to see if the motor pulley spins freely and if it does then it almost has to be the brushroll and would need rebuilding or replacement. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

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