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The roller turns strong and the belt is new,but the dirt accu-mulates and doesnt get sucked up! there no observable clogs and the filter side vent blows strong.......ive removed beater,belt and am assuming there may be a problem inside the motor housing as all else appears normal..i was an aviation mech in the military and the above is my assessment........

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Are you sure you have the belt on correctly? If it is not, the beater brush will push the dirt, etc, in front of itself and not back to the suction port.

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