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I have a Hoover Wind Tunnel Self propelled 12amp. There seems to be very little suction. I have cleaned the hoses and filters but still not much suction. any ideas? thanks.

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I have the same problem , and Like the the person who asked the Question ,, there is no Blockage ,, Im thinking maybe these filters have a very short life span ,, and even cleaning theses filters with a brush, etc , may not be enough, and could have to be replaced. I have great suction, before the filter, but really non after the filter..I have taken apart all areas that could be blocked , with no Blockage anywhere...I ll follow up on this and let you no the Solutionj soon thanks Rick

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Make sure all filters are cleaned out and entry ways are clear of all debris. Remove hose and check for blockage. Usually the low suction can be remedied when all filters are cleaned. Hope this works for you.

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