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Pressure relief valve opens

The pressure relief valve above the foam filter keeps opening. I've rinsed out the foam filter and the mesh filter (the yellow plastic ring that holds the foam filter) but the valve is still popping open. The valve does not open when I use the hose attachments.

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Hi.

If the hose works ok then you have A blockage in the section of the machine that goes from the brush roller to the wastebin.

Just remove the soleplate under the machine & check all the airways working back to the wastebin. definately check removeable inspection ports you will probably find omething in them blocking the airway.

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