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I have removed a clog from the hose and cleaned the air filter. But I have no suction. If i remove the filter the is plenty of suction.

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Remove all filters and try the suction on your hand, NOT THE FLOOR!
Filters are vital to keeping the motor working.
Most vacuum sucking probs are a result of a clogged filter or filters. Sometimes, hoses also. Or a full bag.
Remove all filters, clean them thoroughly, check hose for obstruction.
Use another vacuum to remove dust/dirt (or an air compressor) from the dirty filters.
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Air filter:
If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up dirt and has no suction the air filter might be clogged. Remove the filter and either clean or replace it as needed.
Exhaust Filter If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the exhaust filter might be clogged. Remove and clean the filter, replace it if its torn or damaged.


Vacuum Hose If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum hose might be clogged. Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch it out straight, shine a bright flashlight in one end and try to see light through it. If no light can be seen, use something to run through the hose and free up the obstruction.
Vacuum Bag If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum bag might be full. Clean or replace the bag as recommended by the manufacturer.

Dust Cup AssemblyIf the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the dust cup assembly might not be installed tightly, or it might be cracked or broken. The dust cup must seal tightly in order to produce the right amount of suction. If it is cracked or broken, replace it. Most glues and adhesives will not successfully seal the crack.
Blower Wheel If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and there is no suction, the blower wheel might be jammed or broken. Check the blower wheel to be certain it turns freely. If it doesn't, check to see if there is anything rubbing against it. If not, but it's hard to turn, the motor is most likely the problem.
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I cleaned all the filters and it doesn't have any suction


Check the hoses for a clog. Sometimes the hoses themselves will get clogged and cut off suction -- other times it happens between the beater brush and the hose (within the cleaning head itself). If this is the case, when you turn on the vacuum it will make a higher pitch sound than normal, and sound like it is working really hard, even thought there is no suction. If you can't reach the clog, but you have found it in the hose, you can usually use a coat hanger to either loosen it up or remove it completely from the hose. If this does not work, you can try loosening the clog with another vacuum. Just use the second vacuum to reverse the normal air-flow through the hose ... sometimes this will loosen it up and get your equipment to work.

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Something between the bag and the suction opening is clogging the vacuum. Start at the bag. Remove the bag and check for a clog. Remove the hose from the back and check for clog. Release the handle and turn the machine over to expose the sweeper bush. Check for clog. If you haven't found the clog at this point, remove the 4 screws on the brush cover. Then remove the brush and check the hose going into the machine. If the filters are clean the machine should have plenty of suction.

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- Check the dirt cup to make sure it is empty.
- Your vacuum has 3 filters. Dirty filters will restrict air flow. The filters may be hand washed in cold water with mild detergent. Allow them to completely dry prior to reinstalling them. The white HEPA media post-motor filter is not washable.
- Lift the upholstery hose from the bottom holder. Check for suction at the end of the hose.
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- Ensure the hose is firmly pressed into the lower hose outlet on the back of the vacuum.
- Check to ensure the brush is rotating. If it is not, remove the plate on the bottom of the vacuum. Check the belt and clean the roller of dirt and debris.
- Check the lower hose for clogs by removing the screw which attaches it and lifting the hose up to clean it out. Also, remove the larger hose by twisting it off and using a broomstick handle, push any dirt and debris through the hose.

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