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Where do you put the filter
\015 We have been given a Hoover Upright Vacume U4266-906 and bought bags for it today, and it included some filter material etc also, but havening never used one before, dont know where the filter goes, can you please tell us, thanking you sincerly, Gay & Bob\015
This is a motor filter. It is usually located near the top or bottom of the front of the unit behind a little door.
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