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The red light comes on when the bag is not full (in fact I put in a new one). When the hose is removed, the light goes off. How do I clean the small hose that leads to the bottom of the vacuum and the main hose?


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If it has a clog caused by a hair ball or some other object, a "properly bent" coat hanger can be used to fish it out.
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