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My power head to my rainbow does not pick up as well as it always has. I've checked for blockages - none found. Checked the belt on the bar and replaced it just in case...any suggestions?

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Clean or replace the separator under the main motor. Brushroll may be worn and needs to be replaced. Make sure the bottom plate is on correctly by catching the tabs on the front of the head and then fastening.
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