20 Most Recent Eureka WhirlWind 4381 Upright Vacuum Questions & Answers

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Where does the flat 'pre-motor' filter go. Mine

Although the manual says this model shouldn't have one, this one does. The flat perf metal plate goes at the bottom on the filter chamber. The top DOES have to be removed to put it in correctly and that was the problem. The plate had been removed during a prior dis-assembly and I'd forgotten exactly where it came from.

The filter itself fits over the perf metal plate, it's to keep birds and asphalt out of the blower 8-)

Now that the motor bearing are replaced ($5 for the bearings, $60 for a set of Torx and a bearing puller) later, it sounds much better. Of course it took awhile to find the bearing puller that will *just* slip under the bearing on teh short end. That armature is a bit close.

Tanks, Dave
1/30/2010 1:36:07 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Jan 30, 2010
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Need instructions to reassemble Eureka vacuum

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Posted by TamiLynn on Jun 18, 2008
I had to completely disassemble my Eureka Whirlwind Lite Model 410 bagless vacuum due to an excessive amount of debris that collected in an inconspicuous spot and now that I've reassembled it sounds like something from the motor is rubbing inside somewhere as if I put it together incorrectly. Do you have any schematics on what the insides should look like so I can put it together properly?

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. The best way to get the schematics is to contact the Eureka Factory @ the listing I will give you below. Sometimes the owners manual have the schematics in the owners manual but if not they might be down loaded from the factory website or to contact them by phone

And ask for cust serv or the serv tech support or parts for the schematics. 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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Thanks, Don the Vac Man
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1/16/2009 10:37:58 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Jan 16, 2009
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I don't have any suction

finish cleaning, through the whole air path

usually, by the time that a large clog has built up in the narrow neck behind the brushes,
that is easy to find when the cover plate is removed,
some has also got into the fan impeller,
not so easy to see
and restricts suction
the fan housing is held on the front of the fan & motor with clips, it disassembles easily and the lint and such can be flicked out of the impeller
then the exhaust of the motor to the bag can be likewise cleaned
11/5/2008 6:25:10 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Nov 05, 2008
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How to change belt on Eureka Whirlwind

On the top cover, there are holes at the front on both sides, there is a screw on each side in one of the holes. Take the out, and the cover should come off, then you can get to the brush roll and belt.
10/27/2008 1:13:17 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Oct 27, 2008
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Eukerka lite speed

There are 2 screws on the top cover, remove those and the cover comes off, then you can get to the brush roll and belt. Inspect the brush roll, make sure the ends turn freely, if not, then replace it also.
6/12/2008 10:00:59 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Jun 12, 2008
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Eureka bagless whirlwing lite vacuum cleaner

On the top cover, one on each side will be a screw, take those out and the top cover should come off. While you have it off, check the brush roll to make sure it is turning freely, and replace the belt, they stretch after a short time and will give you problems.
4/20/2008 9:26:34 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Apr 20, 2008
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Install filaters

not sure which filters you have ... i will assume you have a replacement cassette micron filter -- goes in the compartment on the front of the vacuum just lift up the handle on the compartment and swing upwards it will pull out like one large piece the filter is on the back. the cassette door will be hinged at the bottom so just pull firmly from the top and snap back in place after replacing the filter. Replacement HEPA filter cartridge --- attaches to rear of Eureka upright vacuum cleaners. Here is a pictorial or changing the filters : http://www.eureka.com/servlet/FindOwnersGuide
3/8/2008 7:57:13 PM • Eureka WhirlWind... • Answered on Mar 08, 2008
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How is the filter placed on a eureka 4335 dx vacuum

  1. Locate the filter compartment on the vacuum. It is usually located under the dirt cup or canister.
  2. Remove the filter compartment cover by pressing the latch or pressing the button and pulling the cover off.
  3. Take the old filter out of the compartment and discard it.
  4. Place the new filter into the compartment, making sure it is properly seated.
  5. Replace the filter compartment cover by aligning it with the vacuum and pressing it into place.
Make sure to properly maintain and replace the filter as recommended in the owner's manual to ensure optimal performance of your Eureka 4335 DX vacuum.
1/4/2023 11:24:41 AM • Eureka Vacuums • Answered on Jan 04, 2023
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Eureka rally 2will not turn on

damaged or failed switch -motor --wiring --or overheated motor
12/28/2022 6:31:24 PM • Eureka Vacuums • Answered on Dec 28, 2022
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Eureka Boss Pro 411A has no suction?

Question edited for clarity and toss in a few CAPS. Question moved from Cars and Trucks. It has to be a blockage and on that one, either behind the brush or in the hose. https://evacuumstore.com/s-2349-411a.aspx https://www.google.com/search?q=Eureka+boss+pro+411+no+suction ....
12/15/2022 5:50:47 AM • Eureka Vacuums • Answered on Dec 15, 2022
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My Eureka Mighty Mite 3670 vacuum turns on but does not suction or blow.

Nothing you have described should cause it to fail. Claim on the one year warranty irrespective of how long you have had it. What happens if you remove the hoses and turn the machine on? Does it suck from the hole in the body where the hose attaches? If it doesn't then the disc that is attached to the motor has sheared off the motor spindle. Was the stone in the bag, or did it punch a hole in the bag and meet the motor? https://www.google.com/search?q=Eureka+Mighty+Mite+3670+warranty ..
12/4/2022 4:33:31 PM • Eureka Vacuums • Answered on Dec 04, 2022
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I bought a used Eureka Hotshot steamer. It gets warm , but no steam when I push the button. It also had whiteish water come out. Should I just throw it out

based on the price of a new one and no repair parts available, personally I would throw it away and mark it it up as lesson learned.
10/29/2022 2:27:16 PM • Eureka Vacuums • Answered on Oct 29, 2022
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Eureka 2089 A - needs a replacement on/off switch. The company says they no longer make the part. Any ideas?

If you have the time allied electronics has extensive electronic parts or if you have a local electronics shop. Many years had an old Eureka Canister switch failed and I found a toggle switch that fit perfectly . It lasted another 7 years.
8/19/2022 9:03:55 AM • Eureka Vacuums • Answered on Aug 19, 2022
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