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Does not pick up at all there is no suction

Brushes spin round no problem

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Check that the hose is not blocked. Also check the dust channel air ways (see the orange trapdoor on the underside and push your fingers through to see if there are any debris blocking the suction.). Also check that the filter on board is clean - if it is completely dirty it needs replacing as well as the dust bag.

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