Having problems with your Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum ?
When using we get a "plastic" smell that is rather strong. Vacuum is about 2+ years old.
You might need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need:
Kenmore Progressive Canister Belt
Kenmore Progressive Canister Belt
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When using we get a "plastic" smell that is rather strong. Vacuum is about 2+ years old.
You might need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need:Kenmore Progressive Canister Belt ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum
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