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If you have a bagless, you filters are clogged. There are usually several filters in a vacuum... even the dyson. Bagless clog quicker with pet hair. If you have your owner's manual, use it to find all of your filters, take them out, replace them or clean them the best you can. Put all of them back, and it should work better.
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