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Proline central vac is not suctioning, unless you are using the garage attachment


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Dust....dust....dust Hello, I recently bought a house with an older Electrolux Central Vac system. I'm unfamiliar with them, so I'm not sure how to deal with this: I cleaned up some mortar dust with it, and noticed not too long after that when I went into the garage, there was a fog of dust. The hose from the unit is venting into the garage. Is this normal? I have since used it for everyday household cleaning and each time I go back to the garage to a cloud of dust. Is there anything I can


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My Hoover Steam Vac for my rugs works fine, but I don't have any suction when I try to use the hose and attachment for my upholstery. I went over the instructions dozens of times but still no suction.


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No suction I am getting no suction on my central vac at the vac. I do not believe that the piping is plugged up, the vacuum is not creating suction. What are the causes of no suction at the vacuum and how do I take the top half of the Nutone central vac off?


Use the guide at builtinvacuum.com/flowchrt.html to find the issue and solution. Most likely you need to test it without any filter and be sure the bottom of the unit is attached :) To get access to the motors you need to unbolt the very top sides. ... Broan-NuTone CV350 Performance Bagged Central System Vacuum

Hi I need help because I have a problem with my Electrolux Centralux Central Vac system in my house. When I plug the vac hose in the central vac socket at first I heard the motor running very gently with NO suction then after a minute or so it went completely dead and they is NO motor sound, suction, or anything happening what so ever. Can anyone tell me what this problem is???


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My dyson vacuum cleaner doesn't seem to have the same suction power it used to. I have cleaned out the canister and have taken apart the vacuum head (for cleaning carpets) and it doesn't seem to be blocked but it seems to lose suction by the time it reaches the head. The suction is strong at the end of the hose (where you attach the telescopic attachment with vacuum head) Any ideas? Thanks, Irene


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No suction My vacuum does not seem to have much suction when in use. The agitator brush is rotating but I'm not able to get much off the carpet. The suction is fine when I use the attached wand.


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Kenmore central vac carpet attachment not turning on


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Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced


There probably is a loose wire in the handle near the switch or a wire off near the swivel elbow near the vac power head. With the right fastener tool to remove some screws you can fix it yourself ... Electrolux Centralux Vacuum

I don't know how to use my hoover steam vac on carpets, hard wood floor, my (tile floor), my upholstery. I'm spraying and yet I don't see no suctions on neither of them. do you have a how to do step by step video that I can use in order to get the maximum result from my hoover steam vac.


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I have excellent suction power through the vac, but when I try to use the hose there is no suction power there. I have cleaned everything and it is definitely clean and clear. I've also used the reset button.


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After using my attachments I have a hard time getting suction when using upright again - how do I get the suction on my upright? It's a Hoover blue widepath Tempo~ thank you


It may be clogged underneath the vacuum where the roller is. Take the bottom plate off and look into the intake port. There may be some blocking the port. ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

Hi my dyson dc18 has great suction from wand but when you got to use the vac for floors little suction but wand still got suction even while vacuming floors is it suposed to stop suction from wand


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Everything new central vac nutone vx 550 turns on and off by itself it trips the circuit breaker suction is great at times at other times there is no suction i had different inlets the suction was fine then went to half it compacity tried to change the inlets only changed one the system does whatever it wants to do


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The vacuum i've had for 6 months has very liittle suction power. checked that the belt is on. cleaned filter. checked to see if hoses were clogged. I used a super vac to suction any debris out of vacuum. still little suction power


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No suction I have the central vac type. It has no suction at the can. I pulled the hose going to the walls and tested there...and nothing. I removed the dirt can and checked the motor ...it is spinning but does not feel like any suction. I checked the exhaust and it is pushing strong air out. I also cleaned the filter and still nothing. Is there a relay or something that would cause only exhaust air. I emptied the can of dirt and put it back together and have absolutely no air.....hear the motor


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Installed new VX550C central vac unit today. Breaker at electric panel trips after unit is ran one time. Reset, use once, then breaker trips again at next use.


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My Kenmore Central Vac loses suction


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