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Hi, My problem is that I'm getting hardley any suction when I vacuum. The machine has a new bag and the rollers are turning, just no suction. Thanks!

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Take out the brushroller and check the hole where the dirt goes into the machine for clogs.

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Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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