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Dirt Devil Bagless Upright - where does hose attach?

There seems to be no place for the hose on a new, Dirt Devil Bagless Upright to be affixed for suction to kick in.

Is a design flaw? Where I think the hose goes, has no suction whatsoever.

H-E-L-P!


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SOURCE: Dirt Devil vacuum Release pedal not working

take off the bottom like you are replacing the belt. You will find a little metal clip that controls the upright lock.  It may be lose or broken.

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download manual here

http://www.dirtdevil.com/CustomerService/Manuals/

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Dirt Devil Vibe No Suction

Sounds like there is a clog somwhere. Check the hose - you can undo the hose with a screwdriver but because of that bend use a pipe cleaner or a long wire to see if there is anything blocking the tube. Next check the dirt channels from the bottom of the hose on the Dirt Devil Vibe once the hose has been taken off. Check that the bottom part is clear and then tip the machine over, remove the bottom sole plate (4 screws, 2 at the front and 2 at the back near the rear wheels) to check the roller brush - sometimes if there is an obstruction in the dirt channel from the roller brush suction will not get through.

Dont forget however that there are two filters on the Dirt Devil Vibe. The top filter has to be unscrewed and then unlocked. Tap it a couple of times to dislodge any dirt and then lift out the second part filter at the top of the bin.

Dont forget to rate if this advice works. Thanks.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a dirt devil featherlite bagless vacuum;

there are 3 screws 2 on the left side behind the hose and 1 on the right back by the wheel.that will take the cover off.if you need to get into the bottom there is a screw on the bottom plate in the area where it looks like the belt travels.is the brush roller turning if not then your belt is probably broke.before you replace the belt clean off the motor shaft and get the old rubber off it otherwise the new belt won't last long.please leave feedback .be sure to clean your filter inside the dirt cup

Posted on May 05, 2009

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Locate model no. at the rear bottom of the vacuum.
Then go to Dirt Devil site: http://www.dirtdevil.com/CustomerService/Manuals/
(this site will not find the manual under the name, just model #).

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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