Having problems with your Dirt Devil Vacuums ?

No suction wont pick up anything from floor or attachments

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I'm not sure what model you have, but the most common problems I've seen with these are that the hose gets clogged. Usually the hose is removable. If you can get it off, you may be able to push the clog out with slender rod or yardstick. If you are fortunate enough to have another vacuum with a hose, you can also **** or blow the clog out of the dirt devil hose with the other vacuum. Good Luck!!
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No suction wont pick up anything from floor or attachments

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