Having problems with your Electrolux Epic 6500 Vacuum ?

My vacuum is not working after cleaning a lot of dust. It starts w/o the hose but when i plug the hose it turns off on its own


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Hi,
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\012Take something and run it through the hose...your hose is clogged up...and yeah it has to be bigger then a wire... a wire will often push right through a clogg of dust...
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Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel but I bet you have the same problem and the hose is clogged...

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