Having problems with your Sharp Twin Energy EC-12TWT4 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

I won't pick up dog hair. It seems to have plenty of suction when I detach the hose.


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The reason it won't pick up is because the belt is worn. If the belt is stretched or worn it won't pick up well. Here is the belt you need for this model:

Sharp Vacuum Belt
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