FAQ Search Select a Category BarkBath Cleaning Formulas Cleaning Tips Commercial Products Corporate Deep Cleaners Hard Floor Cleaners Mops, Brooms and Brushes Parts and Accessories Steam Sweepers Vacuums Warranty Web Site and/or go How do I clear a clog in my Powerlifter® (1307 & 1309 models) vacuum? Answer: Remove the easy empty dirt tank from the machine and take off the lid by unlocking and pulling straight up. Make sure the dirt cup is empty. The separator can also be removed to clean off (twist to the right and pull down). If rinsed, make sure it is completely dry before putting it back into the dirt tank and machine (make sure to turn left to lock into place). To clear the upper hose, grasp the upper hose end and twist elbow counter clockwise (follow arrows where the hose enters to lock and unlock). The take the hose out of the foot and push a broomstick through the entire length of the hose to clear any obstructions. NOTE: A coat hanger is not recommended to clear a clog, as it may damage the hose. Related Questions Why is my vacuum sounding loud? What should I check? Why doesn't my brush rotate anymore? The separator grill is hard to remove on my PowerEdge®. What should I do? My PowerForce® Bagged Vacuum is blowing dust. What can I do?