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No dirt is getting to the plastic container.....

I unclogged the hoses but there is still no dirt getting to the plastic container.... could it be the filter preventing the dirt getting to the container?

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    blow dirt all over your house from side of plastic container

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Hi remove all filters wash and leave to dry if possible ,clean pick up wheel thoroughly check all inlets ,and drive belt ,is the exhaust working if all these are ok try switching on

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If the filters are clean I doubt it! Under the foot of the hoover there should be a little black cover/flap that covers the intake part of the hose, try lifting this flap forward and see if there is any blockage at this end.

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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Hopefully we will get this solved together.

To me, this problem sounds like either the filters are choked up and cannot breathe, OR.... the bagless cannister is not quite sitting in the machine properly.
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