Having problems with your Dirt Devil M084000 RoomMate Upright Vacuum ?
Bad smell no matter how much i clean the filter my vac smells like a dirty gym locker
You may have hovered up some thing wet in the past if so it will always smell like this as the dampness has gpt through to the motor and filters
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