Having problems with your Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Sebo Automatic X1 vacuum cleaner doesn't produce much suction.

\015 I have a 12 year old Sebo Automatic X1 vacuum cleaner which no longer produces enough of a vacuum to **** much dust into the machine. The beater brush rotates, the motor works, the filters have been changed but dust is only being sucked in very weakly. Any ideas for repair gratefully received\015

Answers :

If the motor really is working, the problem is most likely to be that there's a blockage somewhere, and on this excellent vacuum cleaner there aren't too many places to look. You've probably already looked in the inspection flap on the underside. If not, that's the first place to look. Next is to separate the bag compartment from the base of the machine (press and hold the button at bottom front of bag compartment and just pull the two sections apart - if this hasn't been done for some time, a gentle levering with something like the plastic handle of a dish brush can help). Then look down the rearmost vacuum tube to check that it's clear, also make sure the little sieve on the other tube is clear. That's all for the base section. Now open the bag compartment, remove the bag and check that tube all the way through the hose.\015\012
\015\012Another possibility is air leakage, and it does happen on older machines that the plastic tube onto which the attachments fit becomes so worn that it no longer seals properly in the hole in the base (where it lives for normal floor vacuuming).  You could also have split in the flexible hose, of course.
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\015\012If none of this reveals a problem, the motor probably isn't as healthy as you think it is.\015\012
\015\012I hope this helps. Any questions, just post again and I'll see what more I can do.  I value your feedback, so please rate this response.
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