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REPEATDED CLOGGING My unit keeps clogging in the hose right where it meats the brush. My wife and I have cleaned it several times but it continues to clogg after every few uses. What can be done about this?

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Are you sure there is nothing else in the dirt inlet. Alot of times a pin or nail will turn sideways and get stuck, then debris builds up and will clog up. It is either that or you are trying to vacuum up too big of things.

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Your Hoover may be losing suction in the hose and having an issue with the brush roll due to a clog within the vacuum, or possible debris stuck on the brush roll itself. Here's some tips that will help.

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