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

Very little suction power - red light for poor performance is on, I have changed the bag, cleaned the filters, confirmed nothing is stuck in the hose


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Make sure there are no clog ups in the hose
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