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Dirt Devil Featherlite not picking up

My dirt devel featherlite pics up ok, but when you shut it off it dumps everything back on the floor through the tube. Can you help

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    its not sucking any dirt out of the carpet when it does it just comes right out when I turn the vaccum off

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It sounds like you have a blockage somewhere. The brush roll will still gather material, but if the suction is insufficient, it will spit it back out eventually. Take the bag out and check at the connection for blockage. When you are sure it's clear, put in a new bag and turn the machine on. The bag should inflate rapidly. If it does not, check elswhere for blockage.

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