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    Eureka vacuum fix

    Have seen all kind of possible repairs to the buillt-in vacuum not turning off - but came up with the simplest - unplug it!. It's plugged into a plug behind the wall and you can unplug it, then pull the plug out into the main part ot the basement and plug it into the basement outlet to use it. They said just bring it in to the service shop and they would replace it, but I couldn't get it out without 4 more hands.

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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    It is a PITA to get it out. Our quit working and after searching for quite awhile found a Eureka repair shop. They told us there is no repair for those only replacement. We got a new one under warranty and then reinstalled it. But again it is a pain in the A.. to do it.
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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    Ours would not even suck up dust bunnies, let alone pick up dirt. We have a Bissel Pet vacuum in the stick built house so I bought one for the Big Country. It is a bit of a pain to get it out of the closet but it is powerful enough to pick up sand that the grandkids track in from outside....

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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    our eureka works great. You might want to check to be sure there is a bag in it correctly. It should have great suction on it and if you have not looked in the canister where the bag goes you need to as that is where they store paperwork during shipping. Maybe it did not get removed.
    Jim & Sheila Gratz - owners club #1018 Workamping as Sales Associate with SE Publications Certified RV Walk-through Technician [/I] 2013 Landmark San Antonio - full body paint - Fulltimer pkg, Yetti pkg etc., Mor-Ryde IS with never lube bearings and disc brakes. --previous 5er - 2007 "Classic" Landmark "Golden Gate" Replaced 9/20/13 2012 Ford F350 King Ranch Crew Cab fx4 dually, 6.7 L Husky Trailer Saver TS2 hitch "visit TEXAS - it's like a whole 'nuther country" Rally Site 414

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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    Nope that was the first thing we found in ours, the dealer came out and found it was not plugged in after he took the wall down....but it still does not suck very well....

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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    Mine works great - but today it started the "no shut off" game.
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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    Quote Originally Posted by porthole View Post
    Mine works great - but today it started the "no shut off" game.
    Had that problem in MD last week. Had to adjust the sliding lid. It wasn't engaging the tabs that switch it off on the connector. Sounds like it should be easy, but it was a PITA to get aligned correctly without breaking the tabs.

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    Re: Eureka vacuum fix

    Will probably look at that later. My guess is it has something to do with the cover-slide
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