Having problems with your Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Hard to push
\015 As of recently the upright is hard to push on the carpet.\015
When mine did that, I bought a new roller and it runs like new now.
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The suction is good, but it can't pick up most of the stuff on the floor. The hand held hose works very well, but it doesn't even pick up little fuzzies reliably when I push it along. And, the suction is too hard I think because it used to push easily and now I have to push really hard, even on flat carpet.
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