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The suction power of my bagged Philips Vacuum has decreased

Published on 2021-07-04

If the suction power of your bagged Philips Vacuum has decreased, there might be an easy solution. Discover here how to improve its performance.

The motor protection filter in your Philips Vacuum could become clogged over time.

Please clean the motor protection filter (this should be done every time you replace the disposable dust bag or empty the reusable dust bag). The motor protection filter holder is located behind the dust bag of your bagged Philips Vacuum. Remove the dust bag holder with the dust bag to get access to the motor protection filter. Take the filter out of the appliance and shake the filter over a dustbin to clean it.

Never use your bagged Philips Vacuum without the motor protection filter. This could damage the motor and shorten the life of the appliance.

If the exhaust filter of your bagged Philips Vacuum is dirty, remove it and replace it with a new exhaust filter. You find the exhaust filter on the back of the appliance behind a removable grille.

Philips vacuum cleaner exhaust filter

Always replace the dust bag of your bagged Philips Vacuum with a new one when it is full. Do not re-use a dust bag, since the pores of the dust bag become clogged, which has a negative effect on the suction power. Suitable dust bag types for all Philips vacuum cleaners are s-bag®.dust bags.

Did these steps not solve the issue? Please contact us for further assistance.

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