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Self-propelled windtunnel bagless

My vacuum is three months old and it is picking up debris but it is not going into the dirt cup it is clogging up in the hole and spitting it back out. the dirt light is not coming on it just stays lit up on the clean light.

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Either the inlet down by the brush roll is clogged, or the hose is clogged. Check that out and if you still have a problem, then take it to a warranty repair shop, you have a 1 year warranty on this. Take your sales slip as proof of purchase.

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