Having problems with your Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Smells when vacuuming, have cleaned filters and really smells bad

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One thing you can do is go out to basically any grocery store, and theyll have a special powder that you sprinkle all around the carpet before you vacuum it, and while you vacuum you notice a difference right away, the scent gets circulated thru the fabric in the carpet in order to keep it smelling nice til the next time you vacuum. thats what i do and im never goin back because it makes the house smell so dang good. go for it partnet itll cost you like $5 for a month supply
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Smells when vacuuming, have cleaned filters and really smells bad

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