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I have no suction on my vacuum, I have checked everything, belts are good, and hoses appear to be clear of any blocks, any suggestions

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  • tnwalkergal Jan 24, 2009

    It is a Dirt Devil, Reaction

  • tnwalkergal Jan 24, 2009

    I will give this a try, thank you, that must be about the only thing I haven't tried.

  • tnwalkergal Jan 24, 2009

    Thank you I will try this after supper and let you know. Many thanks

  • tnwalkergal Jan 25, 2009

    Well, I ran a wire up the hose, took it apart again, and could not find any clog, I guess it is off to the repair shop for this machine. I do appreciate all your help though.

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Please give the model number and manufacturer of the vacuum.

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  • Mark Egan Jan 24, 2009

    From what I can find without a model number, you need to look deeper into the throat of the vacuum head as it goes up to the hose connection in back, near the bottom. Disconnect at that point and look down into the hose connection to the bottom, or flip over, remove the plate, and look into the hole as it goes up to reach the hose.

  • Mark Egan Jan 24, 2009

    Check if you have vacuum when you disconnect the hose. If you do, the problem is where I described. If you don't the problem is further up the hose.

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