Having problems with your Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Vacuum billows dust
\015 My Oreck Upright has started to billow dust from the front end - whats' wrong?\015
Its clogged. It needs to have a thorough clean out and this can be done by removing the sole plate / floor head where the beater bar is and checking to see that all the air ways or the dust channel that flows through t he main spine neck at the back is clear, checking the main spine at the back is clear and finally to check that there is no clogging at the top of the back spine as well. Oreck XL can become clogged quite quickly due to its relatively small suction tube openings and small motor.
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Vacuum billows dust
Its clogged. It needs to have a thorough clean out and this can be done by removing the sole plate / floor head where the beater bar is and checking to see that all the air ways or the dust channel that flows through t he main spine neck at the back ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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