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Weak suction on shopvac

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Weak suction plenty of power but weak suction

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Poor suction...continued Wow, thanks for answering so quickly! To answer your question, yes, there is suction at the screen, but it is very weak. I keep that screen clean. As a side note, I noticed that when I remove the top clear plastic cover (that would be part # 37 on the diagram, as far as I can tell) there is decent suction coming from the intake there--part 36? 30? it's hard to tell. But with the cover on, I feel no suction (from where it sucks up the water directly from the carpet),

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Poor Suction Heya! So I just picked up a used Dyson, but when I vacuum with it, the suction is pretty weak and it spits all kinds of stuff out the back and into my feet. When I pull the hose I have good suction, but in regular mode it hardly picks up anything. The brushes are spinning, and it eventually will clean an area if I go over it again and again. Maybe a clog somewhere? Please tell me that Dysons have better suction than my $50 Dirt Devil! Thanks!

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Poor suction I have weak suction at all ports and no suction at the canister. It is a Nutone model CV-350. This unit came with the purchase of our home, so we don't know much about it. thank you for your help.

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Weak suction on dyson dc05. The suction is not as good as usual

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My A 2045 Karcher vacuum's suction is really weak and the motor seems to be working VERY hard. The motor sounds like it used to when the vacuum fell over and went into overdrive! Now it's in overdrive all the time and the suction is minimal. Nothing is blocked and the filter is clean and dry. What do I need to do?

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No suction the suction on the vacuum is very weak. What should i do?

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Poor Suction My Dyson DC17 is having very weak suction. I have checked the areas that I can easily access and can't find a clog. What could be causing this?

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I have a BS 36. Have just changed bag for first time and now the hose part doeasnt have any suction. In fact, the overall suction seems very weak. What can i do?? Helen

I have sorted it! Managed to take the long hose part off and it was full of dust and totally blocked! Cleared it out and now it's as good as new! ... Sebo Vacuums

My new Kenmoore Powermate 116 canister has poor suction. I have no pets and light dust. Its not picking up small particles on the wood floor with the floor attachment. When I put my hand to the suction it feels weak. Cleared hose and changed bag. Using again, same issues. This should not be happening with a new vacuum. Is it a bad design in the elbow joint of the hose? I want to return this!!!!

First of all disassemble the handle and hose as much as possible and examine the inside. Make sure there is not any significant debris lodged in the hose somewhere like a plastic bag or something.\015\012\015\012Also check at the top of t ... Kenmore 23912 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum


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Weak suction shop vac

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\015\012\015\012With years of use, you will collect a layer of "micro dust" on the impeller (the fan part) which reduces the efficiency. A toothbrush and some mild cleaner with gently scrubbing will restore it's power. \015\012\015\012T ... Rainbow 75th Anniversary Canister Vacuum

What would cause the suction to be weak?

Hello,\015\012It sounds as though there is something stuck in the hose or outlet from the motor to the hose. ... Electrolux Vacuums

Uv200 very weak suction

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DC08 Dyson bagless VC suction very weak any ideas to the solution

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Stair attachment has weak suction

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