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Problem with embedded dirt finder

I just got this vacuum today and found that no matter how many times I went over the same spot, the embedded dirt sensor stayed red.  Can you tell me if there could be something else wrong besides a dirty carpet???

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  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    Yep, brand new and I have the same problem. Any helpers out there?

  • Yuttahay Jan 02, 2008

    Ditto yep; just got it for Christmas. It worked OK for a couple of days, but now will not go green under any circumstances.


  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    Have had the vacuum less than a year and is starting to do the same thing. No matter how much I vacuum the light stays red.



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Take the hose off at the back of the vac, should just turn then pull oull, look down inside the tube that the hose was connected to, there is a sensor there and if it is coated over with dirt, then it can't work, Clean it off and the try it, if it still stays on, then you have a bad sensor, and if this is less then a year old, you have a one year warranty on this. Take it to a warranty shop and take proof of purchase with you.

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