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Why does the hose have no suction?

The hose has no suction and the vacuum shuts down after a few minutes use.

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Hi,
Sounds like your machine has a blockage in the vacuum system, and is cutting out from overheating. If you no longer have a manual, which will tell you about clearing blockages, you can download from the Hoover website.
Good luck!

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