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Not sucking from bottom into bag, but blows out the side filter,..yet it DOES **** FROM HOSE ATTACHMENT. How can this be?...the.belt is fine recently replace, the rollers clean..I can feel anything i

Not sucking from bottom into bag, but blows out the side filter,..yet it DOES SUCK FROM HOSE ATTACHMENT. How can this be?...the.belt is fine recently replace, the rollers clean..I can feel anything in the translucent hose tha runs from the bottom to the attachment, SHOULD there be some kind of swith baffle there? can I get a DIAGRAM of the inside before I take this thing apart completely!?

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Here is a diagram ,it's probably the hose behind the brush bar thats blocked.
http://www.vacsite.com/en/bissell-parts-1/bissell-parts/3522-powerforce.html

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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Did you check the inlet down by the brush roll?

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Sounds like there is a clog near where the hose conects to the lower brush part.. Try to look up in there.. Under the brush there should be an opening that goes into the hose.. There might be a clog there..

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replace the roller,belt and before instalation clean motor shaft where belt rolls. you can turn on the vacumm and using a knife scrape the motor shaft from the black dirt.

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