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Eureka ESP Self-Propelled update
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Post# 184919   6/9/2012 at 16:40 (2,858 days old) by sanitaireboy99 ()        

Here's a Youtube video update on my Eureka ESP Self-Propelled 5060 F vacuum. I've had it for about a week now and I have cleaned it under, inside, and outside of the vacuum cleaner. I removed a pink vacuum store sticker from the metal part of the handle cause it kept bugging me and the best part... I got a new light bulb for the headlight!! :D

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Post# 184944 , Reply# 1   6/9/2012 at 21:54 (2,858 days old) by sanitaireboy99 ()        
Year made

Also if anyone know what the year the vacuum was made please tell me!!! The model is a 5060 F and the serial number is 30190706.

Post# 185300 , Reply# 2   6/12/2012 at 17:48 (2,855 days old) by sanitaireboy99 ()        

I really need to know what year it was made!!! Plz!!

Post# 185317 , Reply# 3   6/12/2012 at 20:03 (2,855 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Hey Andrew - great Eureka!

I would put the year of manufacture sometime between 1978 and 1982....but others here at Vacland will probably be able to give you a more precise date.


Post# 185557 , Reply# 4   6/15/2012 at 00:14 (2,853 days old) by sanitaireboy99 ()        
Thanks

I get mixed answers because somebody else had the same vacuum as i did but it was a different color and they said it was from 1986. And thanks!!

Post# 185560 , Reply# 5   6/15/2012 at 00:43 (2,853 days old) by 1926700 ()        
i do i have the rust.....

the rust colored and mine is dated 1985 or 86 on the base......Sanitareboy.....look at the underside of your base, and there should be a nipple, and that nipple should contain 2 numbers (keep in mind the numbers should make sense so if the numbers are 66 or 23 u now that's not the year)those numbers are the year.....so if those numbers are 83 that means that's from 1983, hers a pic of what u need to look for....

Post# 185561 , Reply# 6   6/15/2012 at 00:51 (2,853 days old) by 1926700 ()        
note that....

that one says 80 in the nipple, that means that's from 1980. u can do that with most Eureka uprights and Monkey wards uprights. there are a few freak cases where that nipple was not pressed in, or the numbers are extremely faint, or the nipple is there but no numbers....


and Eurekaboy, i at first thought that was the range of years also, but i was VERY surprised that was late as it was, mine MUST have been one of the VERY last of the original full hood Slef-Porpelled


Post# 185721 , Reply# 7   6/15/2012 at 22:06 (2,852 days old) by chan55 (Green Bay, WI)        
Eureka

I had the same one with the cord reel, and I bought it in 87. hated the cord reel, too short of cord and had an odd on/off. Took it back and exchanged it for a Panasonic Jet Flo 6220. Loved that machine.

Post# 185722 , Reply# 8   6/15/2012 at 22:25 (2,852 days old) by 1926700 ()        
John.....

no Eureka upright in 1987 had a cordreel. that was discontinued in 1980.the last upright to have a cordreel was the Precision if that's what you mean???

Post# 185887 , Reply# 9   6/16/2012 at 18:42 (2,851 days old) by sanitaireboy99 ()        
Found the date!!!

Ok guys so i looked for the nipple and i found it and the numbers were BARELY visible but i was able to tell what they said. They said 84 so my Eureka ESP is from 1984. I'm happy now that i know that my vacuum is 28 years old and it still works like a champ!! :D

Post# 185981 , Reply# 10   6/17/2012 at 12:56 (2,850 days old) by eurekaprince (Montreal, Canada)        

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Drat! I was off by a full two years!!!!! :-D


Enjoy your toy! Everyone says that Eureka's self propulsion mechanism is the best around .....


Post# 185987 , Reply# 11   6/17/2012 at 13:25 (2,850 days old) by sanitaireboy99 ()        
Haha

Trust me i am enjoying it!! It cleans very well and i love it!!! Thanks a lot to everyone who helped me out :)

Post# 186207 , Reply# 12   6/18/2012 at 21:56 (2,849 days old) by HooverCelebrity ()        

Moved to contemporary

Post# 186210 , Reply# 13   6/18/2012 at 22:13 (2,849 days old) by chan55 (Green Bay, WI)        
Eureka

Yes. mine was a Precision. Looked very similar.Sorry for the mistake.




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