Having problems with your Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum ?

Vacuum doesn't work on bare floors!

\015 I have the EXACT same problem. I emptied the bag, cleaned the filter and it still looks worse after I vac bare floors. It just spits out everything it picks up. The wand works fine, seems to have suction. I have used this vac a handful of times. VERY disappointed. Any thoughts? Please help!\015

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Does it have a bare floor setting that shuts off the beater bar? if the brush is revolving it will scatter dirt instead of picking it up
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