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Vacuum does not pick up dirt because hose is clogged and particles cannot get through to bucket

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This is the order of what you should do to find out whether your vacuum has a clog in it:
  1. Start by checking the brush head of the vacuum to see if anything is stuck at the very beginning, and, if so, remove the blockage.
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  3. Next remove the straight wands and look through them for a blockage before doing the same with the flexible hose. It is easy to look through the flexible vacuum hose by letting one end dangle and looking downward toward the floor.
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  5. To remove any blockage, gently push a rod similar to a broomstick though the vacuum tubing.
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  7. Lastly, check out the machine itself. While all vacuums are different, most of them have a removable plate on the backside and you only need to remove the screws and take off this plate to get at the areas that might be blocked.
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