Having problems with your Electrolux Lux 5500 Canister Vacuum ?

Electrolux 5000 light is on where it normally says chande out bag. vacuum still will not run with hose on. with hose off works fine.

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Clear solution here - the hose is blocked.\015\012\015\012\015\012
\015\012Using a blunt stick with blunt ends, remove the entire hose assembly and compact up with the stick. Wriggle the stick a couple of times and this should dislodge whatever has got stuck up the hose. \015\012
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Electrolux 5000 light is on where it normally says chande out bag. vacuum still will not run with hose on. with hose off works fine.

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