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Hoover Windtunnel is only cleaning (suction power) approx. 1/2 as powerful as it was when we purchased it approx. 4 years ago. I bought new Hepa filter and replaced the fileter on the side. I looked for possible build up of dust/dirt etc. and all channels are clear.

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There is also a filter inside the drum fan, you didn't provide your model number, so i cannot tell you exactly how to remove it.

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