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No suction My dirt devil featherlight vacuum has no suction. I have checked all hoses and they are clear. I did replace the belt which had broken and since I did that the suction is gone.

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Take the cone filter out of the dirt cup and start it up if you have suction the filter is the problem,if still no suction the you have a clogged hose or a clogged intake hose which is at the bottom it will be a clear hose coming up the backside from the bottom

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Check the main filter cone - if it has a rip in it, then there won't be any suction in it, also clean it gently with a paint brush to get all of the dust out and check the back of the upright after the bin is taken out as sometimes there is dirt clogged at the back. Check the front of the sole plate i.e. where the roller brush is and check the dust channel behind this as it can get clogged. Due to the nature of this vacuum with the hose being located at the front of the floor head dirt can be trapped but most of all its the paper pleated cone filter that needs a good brushing. Hope that helps.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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