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Hepa 100 dont seem to work it has a muffrer round thinghow do you no if its on


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Not sure what you are referring to--if no suction or weak check for blockages from head to air filter--also look to see if filter clear and clean, foam ones can usually be removed and washed and paper ones have to be replaced.
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Hepa 100 dont seem to work it has a muffrer round thinghow do you no if its on


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Shut off The vacuum cleaner was working just fine until it just shut off!! I tried a different wall outlet but still won't work!! Called Hoover and they just want you to bring it in and pay for repairs!! Seems like it should be simple...Anyone who can help?


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