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Clogs Hi,  My Eureka bagless is driving me crazy.  The dirt and dog hair collect in the filter and does not drop into cannister.  I've cleaned the filter and still no luck.  Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Jun 14, 2008

    This vacuum I've only used a couple times, but it sat for a couple months before I opened it...while I continued using my old one. Too late to return it to store...but this is horrible! The dirt and hair get stuck in the clear top of the return and won't go down in to the canister to collect and then be emptied. I have had the WORST luck with any new vacuum I buy...and this one wasn't was $75! Look like I'm out that money, along with another $50 that I bought for a Bissell upright that has the same problem...I won't buy another upright again.



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Me and my mother have the same vacuum and we both have the same problem the lint and dirt just sticks to the filter & the canister is always empty! I have not had any luck finding an answer. I get go frustrated I just want to take the whole filter out!But good luck to you I think we are just going to take to a vacuum repair person so if if I get any good answers I will let you know.!

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The problem is with bagless cleaners. they tend to clog much easier than bagged uits. the bagged vacuums have the filter (bag) change completely each time, therefore the machine is cleaner and you don't need to take it outside and use an air compressor to clean unit weekly. too much trouble to go through weekly.

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Its really not that hard myself i have a air compressor and i blow all the junk out of it,if u dont have air take it out side and gently bang the filter against something and it should clean it out .....

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