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Suction always seems very poor

Even when filter is clean and cup is empty, suction seems reduced. we have 3 long-hair cats and 1 short-hair large dog, so, yes, we have a LOT of fur getting vacuumed. the foam filter 'fills' very quickly and needs constant emptying/cleaning. we have cleaned everything we can see and checked the hose as well as we can. we just can't seem to get the vacuum back up to peak suction power.

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    I have a Eureka Bagless Vacuum as well. It is yellow and cyclonic with a hepa filter. It will **** up stuff but then as soon as it is put in the upright position it dumps all of it back out from the bottom of the vacuum. How do I fix this or am I going to have to purchase a new vacuum?

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You have to have something clog somewhere

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