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Poor suction on carpet
\015 Suction through the hose it fantastic but when I try and vacume the carpet the suction is poor and the motor gets quite warm\015
I just pick this one up from a garage sale and it had the exact same problem. No the belt is fine. There didn't seem to be anything stuck in suction tube path. I did find that the carpet height selector was on its highest setting. When I adjusted it down to a lower level the suction and cleaning ability greatly improved. I am going to try this for a while. It would be nice if this is the solution to the whole problem.
Did you check to see if brush is spinning ,
is belt broken? It could be something stuck
in the mechanism in the impeller, shute,etc
is belt broken? It could be something stuck
in the mechanism in the impeller, shute,etc
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