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The vacuum isn't picking anything up. Nothing is getting in the filter. Dirt is just being redistributed back onto the carpet.


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Hi from uk if you could please verify what type of vac you have ? upright with dust bag? of dyson no bag? or is it a cylinder vac with flex hose? it would helpto advise on possible cause of vac not working and possible remedy ?
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