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My Riccar 8850 is very hard to push, even moreso on heavier pile carpet. Know any reason why? Also see my "more details" section.

Belt was replaced, new bag is in, nothing is wound around the brush. Brush spins, plate is correctly installed. I simply don't know what is wrong. I recently had the carpets steam cleaned ... noticed the drag on the vacuum after the cleaning. I assume this is because the carpet cleaning re-fluffed the carpet. Any ideas on what is going wrong?

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Adjust the setting on the vacuum head to pile or plush carpet
it is a simple lever that raises the hood to allow more air under it to make it easier to push

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