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After changing he bag, it is very difficult to push my riccar upright on carpet

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Air has more space to go through, will be harder to use on carpet until some dirt gets into the airbag, it will be easier, but you will need to replace bag again

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Usually when dust is blowing out it is caused by a clog, either the hose, or the dirt inlet down by the brush roll is clogged. Check them and clean them out and you should be ok.

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SOURCE: Lost suction after I changed the bag and cleaned the air filter

The bag has a cardboard collar with latex. It must seal over the inlet. Make sure not to tear the bag when replacing.

Is the cover closing properly? The cover seals against a gasket. The same with the filter.

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SOURCE: how do I find the opening to change the bag on the Riccar RC 1100

Just above the hole where the hose goes there's a squarish part to where your hand should go. It should just pull upwards.
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SOURCE: no suction on carpets

The reason it doesn't pick up on the carpets is because the belt is stretched or worn and can't turn the roller brush against the resistance of the carpet. Here is a link to the replacement belts you need:

Riccar Upright Vacuum Belts

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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I just wanted to let you know that we are an authorized Riccar dealer, and we can certainly get the replacement wheels for your Riccar 4812 upright vacuum cleaner.

We stock some parts, and what we don't stock we'll order for you. We don't currently have the wheels on our site, but if you still need the wheels, you may email me at chris.jones@govacuum.com.

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Lost suction after I changed the bag and cleaned the air filter


The bag has a cardboard collar with latex. It must seal over the inlet. Make sure not to tear the bag when replacing.

Is the cover closing properly? The cover seals against a gasket. The same with the filter.

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