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I have a clogged hose. How can I take it apart to get the clog out? or what can i stick up it to get it out?

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Most vacuum cleaner hoses can be unplugged at some point. One way to clear a clog is to reverse the hose & let the vacuum **** the clog out the way it went in. If you have to remove the clog manually, a length of coat hanger wire, with a small hook bent on one end, will serve. Most clogs are near the hose ends, so not much wire length is required.

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HI, it's Jim from Crucial Vacuum!

If your Fuller Brush Vacuum is experiencing problems with the hose a simple fix is to detach it from the vacuum itself. On the far end of one side of the hose there should be a button to remove it.

Stretch the hose out as far as you can, this will help loosen any clogs as well as provide more durability with your hose. A handy device to use to unclog hard to reach spots in your vacuums hose is a broom handle. This will unclogging easy by running the broom handle through the entirety of the hose.

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Low suction, poor pickup, or no suction may be due to a clog in the vacuum cleaner. If you notice a change in the sound of the motor or a reduction in the spinning action in the Dirt Container, check for clogs. Unplug cleaner from electrical outlet. Empty Dirt Container. Check Upper Tank and Louvers for build up or clogs. Check to make sure Louvers are installed correctly. To unlock the Louvers, grasp the rim and turn toward the left. Pull straight down to remove. If the Louvers are missing or not locked into place, check and clear the tube in the center of the Dirt Container. Remove the Twist ‘n Snap Hose from the vacuum by turning to the left. Check the Suction Inlet, Hose and Hose Wand for clogs. Remove any clogs from the hose using a long, narrow object. Check the Foot Hose for clogs. If needed, remove the screw attaching the Hose Wand Base to the vacuum. Straighten the Foot Hose and unclog with a long, narrow object. If the clog persists, then check the Rotating Floor Brush the Air Passageway for obstructions.

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