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How do I clear a clog in my PowerGlide® with Lift-Off® Technology?

Answer:
  • Check the upper tank for build up or clogs.

Remove the secondary cyclone and check the suction inlet for a clog.

 

  • Upper hose…

Detach the hose from the machine. Push a broomstick into the hose to push any obstruction to the 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.

 

  • Lower hose…

Remove the canister and then recline the unit. Turn the machine over so the bottom of the machine is facing the ceiling.  Remove the eight (8) screws with a Phillips head screwdriver and lift the brush cover off.

Lift the rotating floor brush to remove.  Clear any strings, hair, and other debris from the brush.  Check the air passage way for obstructions.  You can lift the lower hose out of the holder and check for obstructions by pulling it straight toward you and pushing broom stick through to clear any obstructions.  (See 3 pictures below)

Powerglide access plate

lower hose powerglide

Located on the white label above, usually on the back of the machine.
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