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My hoover elite rewind does not pick up dirt like it should. how do i check for a clog? I can hear it picking stuff up but when I empty the cannister there isn't much in it. today it shut off like it threw a breaker. I let it sit and plugged it back in and it started working again. don't know if the problems are related or not. any suggestions??

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