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Cleaning vac to clean out the dirty lint between the front of cleaner, does that part come off. I have a build up of stuff in the suction area

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It comes off, there is a screw on the top and a screw on each side at the bottom front. But you will need something thin to reach up between the 2 layers of window and get that stuff out. But with it off, you can run water thru it to help clean it.

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Thank you for your recent e-mail. I am sorry to read about the problem that you are having with your cleaner.

Please make sure your recovery tank and lid are installed correctly and forming proper seals. Make sure that your filter is clean of any debris. Clean the screen in the tank lid. Make sure your nozzle and squeegee (if on your model) are free of dirt/lint/hair and attached in their holsters correctly. Make sure you do not have any clogs in the hose.

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If these suggestions do not solve your issue please call a service center.

Your cleaner has at least a 6 month warranty for manufacturing defects. This warranty begins from the date of purchase, with the original sales receipt. If you do not have the original sales receipt, the warranty may be verified at the warranty repair center by MFG or serial number.

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I can not seem to get the attachment for the upholstery cleaner to operate what am i doing wrong????

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
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