Having problems with your Bissell 16N5 Upright Vacuum ?
Model 16n5 has no suction
\015 Accidentally sucked up some beeds, i got the beads out now the motor runs when the grey button (brush) is pushed and the lever is let back (as if you are vacuuming), but the red button (power) doesnt do anything\015
Check the passages for obstructions. (coat hanger works nicely). if the motor is running, you should have suction. if you don't, something is blocking air flow.
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