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 Pet Hair Eraser Clearing Clog Answer: To Clear the Main Upholstery Hose: Note: Be sure to unplug the machine. A coat hanger is not recommended to clear a clog as it may damage the hose. Push debris to the other end of the hose to remove. Once clog is removed, attach hose, turn your vacuum on and it should have suction. If there is no suction, check the lower hose. To clear the lower hose: Connect hoses and turn your machine on to test for suction If still still no suction, proceed to checking filters www.bissell.com/support/helpful-resources/faqs/faq-detail-page?id=99819906-723e-45e1-aa51-ad1440a12ca4 Related Questions Why is my vacuum sounding loud? What should I check? Why doesn't my vacuum suction anymore? What should I do if my machine has no power? How do I Install or remove the handle on my PowerGlide® with Lift-Off® Technology?