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I HAVE A BISSELL CLEAN VIEW HELIX, THAT RECENTLY STARTED SOUNDING FUNNY AND ALSO HAS VERY POOR SUCTION IT IS NOT PULLING ANYTHING INTO THE CONTAINER NOW FROM THE CARPET OR THE HOSE. WHAT DO I DO?


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The hose is clogged or the belt is broken
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