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Suction stopped working immediately
\015 My vacuum is not suctioning at all. it was working last week. it just leaves stripes on the floor. it's bagless but the dist compartment is clean and the floor brush is also clean. in fact, when turned upside down, it almost seems as if it is slightly blowing out instead.\015
There is a hose on the unit. Disconnect it at both ends. Stretch it out. Look down it. If you can't see down it, rod it out.
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