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My Electrolux Upright vacuum cleaner will not suction. Motor will run to turn roller, though.


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The air passage form the brush area to the bag is plugged somewhere. Remove the lower plate and the bag above so that you have access to the air passage from both ends. A hooked, stiff wire will help pull the debris out. This problem is usually caused by delaying a change to a clean bag. A higher-pitched motor/fan sound is a clue that air flow is being restricted.
Sounds like the hose is clogged.take off bag and look in the hose.or you may need a new bag
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