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I lost the suction on my whisperer cyclonic what do I do to fix this problem?


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More than likely there's a wad of something stuck in the air channels.\015\012It involves locating the clog and digging it out that may involve\015\012taking it apart. Another possibility is if it has a hepa filter it may be at the end of it's service life and needs a new one.
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