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My vacuum is not suctioning properly, o hooked it up and cannot seem to pick up any dirt.

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Make sure that the bag is empty, that there are no pieces of paper/large debris in the hose. Also, lift the front of the vacuum and while your hands and fingers are clear of the brushes, turn it on to see if the brush is turning. If not, you'll need to remove it and clear up the hair/string/goop that is causing it to stick.
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