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My machine is not suctioning like it used to. How do I clear the hoses?

Answer:
  • TO CLEAR CLOGS IN THE UPPER HOSE OR LOWER HOSE Upper hose: Detach the hose from the machine.

Push a broomstick into the hose to push any obstruction to the curved end of the hose where it can be removed.

Note: A coat hanger is not recommended to clear a clog, it may damage the hose.

  • Drop a coin through the hose if it is detached from the unit as way to help determine if it is clogged, but remember it is very possible for a coin to pass through the hose even if a large clog exists. Lower hose: Remove the canister and then recline the unit. Look thru the hose for obstructions. Push a broomstick through lower hose to unclog. (The access plate can also be removed to gain better access to the lower hose).
Located on the white label above, usually on the back of the machine.
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