Having problems with your Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

New bag, but won't vacuum

\015 Kenmore powermate has new bag, but still does not vacuum effectively.\012\012Can feel a little vacuum, but not enough to take up pine needles.\015

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