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The problem is that the cleaner is heavy to use and does not pull itself forward as it should. It has been back to the supplier 3 times but they have not fixed the problem. The LED's on the front flicker and I think it may be a problem with the sensor. If you have any info. on how the sensor works and where it is located it would be useful as well as any other suggestions to fix the problem please.

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