Having problems with your Dirt Devil 12 Amp HEPA Filter Vacuum Vacuum ?
Turns on but does not want pick up anything.Suction is good but the garbage does not go into cannister.
The reason it is not picking up is because the belt is stretched or worn. You simply need to replace the belt. you can get belts here:
Dirt Devil Belts
Dirt Devil Belts
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