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We have a Kenmore Stylite Retrax vacuum cleaner, brand new. Suction is not working properly.


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I actually pulled back my old vac after using this thing. Having said that I have played around with it and one quick cure is the remove or clean the little circle sponge filter at bottom. If you remove the canister and look at the bottom of vac you will see where the air travels down through a small circle. In there is a sponge filter that is probably clogged. Now Being frustrated, I just removed it and the vac sucks like crazy now. There are just way to many filters to worry about. As mentioned you need to clean the top main filiter, then the top sponge filter, and then dont froget there is alson one in the front of the machine (square paper filter) that catches dust leaving vac. These are on top of the little circle one that I removed, so I dont think it will be missed. Try and see what you think.
Lost suction. I bought the vac as reconditioned and did not have an instruction book. I cleaned the top foam filter and knocked the dirt out of the top pleated paper filter and it works great now. I like this vac because it doesn't get dog hair all wrapped around the beater bar. I have two Shetland sheepdogs, so this is a real problem. It says clean the sponge filter after each use? I did it before and after. It was pretty clogged up. I think I have worse than average person's dirt in my house.
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