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Motor works, but no suction! what do you think?


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No suction usually means a clog somewhere or bad filters. The hose and/or the dirt inlet by the brush roll may be coulded. The belt may have stretched enough to not turn the brush roll under load and that can seem like no suction. The worst is the motor is running at full speed, which would mean replacing the motor.
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