After the Eureka 4467 runs for a few minutes a power surge occurs. The vacuum motor slows down and any lights in the house are dimmed.
Is there a fuse or something that I can change?
The suction seems okay, and nothing is clogged.
Thanks for any info
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There's a thermo-switch in the motor that cuts out if the motor gets too hot. If you wait 30 minutes it should reset and the vacuum can be turned back on.
If it doesn't reset after 30 minutes, your only recourse is to take it to a Eureka authorized service center for repair, or call Eureka at 1-800-282-2886.
The Motor has locked up due to over heating. Once that happens the only way to go is either replace the motor drive or get a new cleaner. Do not try and keep energizing the Vacuum as you could blow circuit-breakers or start an electrical fire.
make sure all your filters are clean,try to turn the brush roller by hand a few times if it turns real freely then the belt is broke.if it is reall hard to turn then you have something wrapped around the ends of the roller where the bearings are.your motor guard might be keeping it from running because it got too hot take the brush roller out and the belt let it cool down for 20 minutes then try it without the roller and belt.you should be able to take the ends of the roller off by just pulling out on them so you can remove what ever is in there
I would contact eureka for warranty repair. sounds like it there is something wrong with the mechanis of the unit. could be that water is making its way into the motor pump housing and causing damage to the pump