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Make sure you unplug the unit before you attempt any disassembly and cleaning.
\015\012Take apart all the hose connections and check each section carefully for debris lodged inside.
\015\012Check the head unit as well.
\015\012Check the opening where the hose attaches to the main body of the vacuum and clear any debris.
\015\012If the unit has a collection bag, ensure it is empty or replace it with a new one.
\015\012Make sure the cover door over the bag compartment is securely closed and the seals are not damaged.
\015\012Also clean and wash any filters fitted to the unit inside the bag compartment if there are any fitted.
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Seems clogged wont pick up - Vacuums

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