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Hair on top of washable filter on d14 animal

\015 I have to clean the hair on top of the washable filter everytime that I vacuum. It has alot of hair in it and I have always kept the filter cleaned every six months. I went to clean filter and noticed it then after I cleaned the filter I checked again after vacuuming and sure enough it was full of hair again.\015

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One way or another, dirty air is by-passing the cyclone. Check that all the seals are undamaged and in place, especially the big black ring at the bottom of the yellow bit inside the clear bin.  Also check that the bin base closes tight after you've emptied it.\015\012
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Hair on top of washable filter on d14 animal


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