Having problems with your Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum ?

My Kenmore Progressive is making a noise that sounds as if something is blocking the suction. I have checked the tubes and can't find any obvious blockages


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Have you changed out the bag? Checked the air filters? When you run it and hold your hand over the hose opening, do you feel suction?
\015\012Check the head for blockages, you said the tubes are good, so check the hose, if no obstructions there, open the canister and check the bag, if it's full change it, if not, pull it out and check the filter that's under the bag, if it's not clogged re-run the above steps but this time look for possible vacuum leaks. Let me know if this helps.
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