Having problems with your Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Kenmore Model 116.33922 or 116.33923 upright. The vacuum cleaner does not have any air suction through the floor sweeper part. It does in the hose. I changed the filters. What next?


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Kenmore Model 116.33922 or 116.33923 upright. The vacuum cleaner does not have any air suction through the floor sweeper part. It does in the hose. I changed the filters. What next?


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