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Low suction Have a Powr-Flite PF 18, suction is good at motor, but low at where hose comes out of top of vacuum. Could new lid seals help the problem? Where can I get new seals for this model. Also my zip is 98801 and my shop is not listed, could you add it please? Sew Creative 1139 N. Princeton Wenatchee, Wa 98801 509-663-5516 Thanks, Lauren-Sew Creative

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Replacing the motor cover solved the problem, it must have been warped and was letting suction out thru it.
Replacing the motor cover solved the problem, it must have been warped and was letting suction out thru it.
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