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Levels/Settings I am having trouble changing the setting on my vacuum from 1 or "Low, Hard Surface" to any other setting. Without changing it, I am unable to vacuum on my carpet, since the setting is too low.

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Re: Levels/Settings

These height adjustments are designed so that they will not adjust when the handle is in the "back" position. This is so they will stay where they are set and not self-adjust while you are vacuuming. To change the setting, you need to return the handle to the upright position and the adjust the setting and the machine will go to that position when the handle is lowered.

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This can only be caused by 2 things.

You have the brush setting set to low and the vacuum is digging into the carpet too hard. The brush should only kiss the surface.

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I'd encourage you to give our Helpline a call, as one of our advisors will be happy to discuss this issue with you. You can reach us on 0800 298 0298 (UK), or 1-866-693-9766 (US).

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