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No suction when using the hose.

When I pull the hose out to use an attachment, there is no suction with the hose. Also, the vacuum will stop when the handle is upright and start again when I pull the handle back to vacuum. I'm not sure if I am getting much suction from the rollers because I don't seem to have much in the container after vacuuming.

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The beater bar is supposed to stop when the vac is upright. Sounds like you have a clog. There are several access points to check, fairly easy to clear obstructions.

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