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Empty, new bag and still no suction, hose is clear


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If the motor is running it probably means a blockage somewhere in the system.
Turn off the machine and up plug it for safety.
You could use a wire coat hanger (unbent) to gently probe the tubes for blockages.
Check where the bag fits onto the machine - explore down here - if you find a blockage then fashion a hooky thing to help pull the junk out - be careful not to damage the pipes.
Turn off the machine and up plug it for safety.
Only plug it back in when everything is safely back in place and you are certain you are safe.
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