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Pops open when bag still almost empty

Electrolux cannister vacuum (old) keeps popping open (shuts off) when the bag is not full. The problem started after cleaning some very dusty upolstered chairs.

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Try cleaning the filters if they are blocked then suction is lost and would appear like bag was full. hope this helps

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http://electrolux.com/ Customer Service 1-800-896-9756
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P.O. Box 3900 Peoria, IL 61612
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