|Problem: My vacuum is losing suction.
Solution: Try changing your bag if it is full, or check for
a clogged hose or filter.
Problem: How do I replace the drive belt?
Solution: Unplug the vacuum and remove the bottom plate.
Pull the brush out. Slip in a new belt on the brush. Use a
screwdriver to pull belt over the pin. Reinstall plate and
plug back in.
Problem: I have sparks coming out of my vacuum when I turn
on the switch.
Solution: Inspect your switch, cleaning and tightening
around it. This is definitely a fire and safety hazard. Call
Problem: The extension pieces get stuck together.
Solution: Rub wax paper over areas that stick or spray them
with nonstick cooking spray.
Problem: My vacuum wonít turn on.
Solution: First, make sure you bag isnít full. Second, try a
Problem: I have a broken vacuum hose.
Solution: To repair a broken vacuum hose repeat the
1) Try blowing out anything that may be clogging the hose.
If the clog is close to the end, try pushing it out with a
2) If you have a leak, wrap it with duct or electrical tape.
3) Lift off or slide away collar and scrape glue from the
fitting. Apply rubber cement to outside of hose and thread
or push on new hose under the collar.
Problem: I vacuum three times a week, but my floor always
Solution: Try vacuuming more slowly. Vacuuming slowly has
been proven more efficient than moving vacuum at a fast
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