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Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.


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Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Hi my vacuum (Russell Hobss 2200 Bagless HEPA)\015\012Hi my vacuum (Russell Hobss 2200 Bagless HEPA) seems to have just enough (not loads) of suction til ... Vacuums

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Dyson Vaccum suction not strong enough


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Suction from hose isnt strong enough. Vacuum


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My steam vac deluxe does not have enough suction to pick up water


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I have a dirt devil featherlite bagless vacuum; model #088600. It has suction through the hose but not through the floor mode. I think there is a blockage in the hose area but cannot seem to take it apart enough to find it.


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My vacum doesn't seem to have enough suction. Do you think it needs a new filter and how to you change it. We have lots of cat hair


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Hello- my motor filter is becoming clogged every time i use it. i have removed and washed it--I thought maybe i didn't have the lid closed tight enough but for some reason dirt is pouring into the filter, it seems that some of the dirt suctioned is actually being pulled into the filter intead of the canister


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My Dyson Animal 14 is not producing enough suction to pick up dirt. What should I do?


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Does not have enough suction. Everything appears normal in my older canister type electrolux, Model 1401 B.


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Hose has no suction: When the floor head is up the machine makes a louder noise (sucking) and the hose won't **** hard enough to pick anything up.


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My Hoover Turbo power 4900 does not have enough power to pick up lint off the floor - when I hold my hand up to the attachment, I could say there is not suction - any suggestions?


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The performance indicator light will not go out. I have cleaned the bag, filter and hose. there does not seem to be enough suction.


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