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My bissell vacuum cleaner has stopped sucking things up as well as it was when I first purchased it two months ago. It also seems to be pushing more air out than it is sucking up.

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With most vacuum cleaners the problem stems from carpet fuzz (especially in new carpet instalations) to build up of pet hair I have repaired several vacuum cleaners & my solution has use a shop vac if possible 15 amps or more clean the hose, check the belt(s) or if is not bagless make sure you have the proper fitting bag happy repair
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