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No good suction!

My vacuum sort of lost its suction-power. I have checked the belt and it is functioning (so the underside wheel works), and there is no obvious blockage in the tubing. Should I take it apart inside near engine?

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The belt may appear to be in working order, but your problem is - it is time to change the belt. Once you replace it with a new one and enusre all area are clean and connected propperly, the vacuum should work fine

Posted on May 10, 2008

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