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Sounds like something was picked up that should not have been and is now stuck in the fan housing. Lay the vacuum out with the housing bottom side up and take out the 5 screws that hold the base plate on and then remove base plate. You should see your intake nozzle that leads to the fan housing and it has 1 screw and the motor has two screws holding it down. Remove all 3 screws and that will allow you enough room to remove the intake nozzle off the machine and that will allow you to see what may be jammed in the fan housing. It might be possible to look through the intake nozzle and see your jam but you still might have to take it apart to get the jam out. Watch carefully as you take the vacuum apart so that you can put it back together correctly. It is fairly simple so you should not have to much of a problem with it and you should only need a Phillips screwdriver and maybe a pair of pliers to remove any jam. Hope this helps!

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