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Loss of suction when using upright. Suction remains for samll tools

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I checked all the pipes and seals. There is a flexible pipe which you can see underneath that connects the front rotating brush assembly to the vacuum system. This pipe can crack and loss of suction occurs when using it upright. The pipe can be repaired temporarily with strong fabric sticky backed tape (e.g. carpet seal tape). A new pipe can be fitted with a few tools.

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u can remove the flexi pipe by pressing the inset button,it may be bit stiff if it had not being removed before.may be something is stuck at the bottom,also remove u bend where most of the stuff get stuck. i just posted how i fixed the suction and over heating problem. pl read it. good luck

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