Having problems with your Miele S514 Solaris Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

My almost new miele Dog and Cat vac keeps telling me the bag is full when it's not (new bag, no clogs)and I have almost no suction. Any ideas?


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Remove the hose and check the suction. It it is still bad check to see if the canister is closing on the bag. Most likely the hepa filter needs replaced. Here http://www.totalvac.com/mielevacuumcleanerfilters.htm
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