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No suction The vacuum doesn't pick up anything with the vacuum or the hose. The filter says it doesn't need to be replaced. What is the problem?

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  • zola Feb 16, 2009

    i have the m08585 and it is 6 months old and doing the dame thing how can i fx this?

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Fiflters should be replaced at least once a year, they go bad. You could also have a clog in the hose, or the dirt inlet by the brush roll may be clogged. Take the hose off if you can, drop something down it and see if it comes out the other end, if not, then it is clogged. Dirt inlet, you have to remove the bottom plate for one end, the other end is where the hose plugs into. Check it for a clog.

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