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Air flow indicator stays activated after filter has been cleaned. Brush spins, but very little suction. Dirt doesn't spin in cup.

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  • bcarde Aug 17, 2008

    I have the same problem on the same vacuum and nothing is clogged

  • glennie2 Sep 28, 2008

    Same problem. I have dissassembled completely and there is no blockage

    but airflow indicator still snaps over and no vac at brushes but lots on

    end of hose.

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Your vacuum is clogged. Check all of the air pathways, hoses, etc. The most common places to check are anywhere there's a joint in the airways, and also directly behind the brushroll.

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