Having problems with your Kenmore 35912 / 35913 Progressive Upright Vacuum ?
Only suction to attachments
\015 I get suction to the attachments for my Kenmore Progressive bagless upright, but no suciton for floor cleaning. The brushes are turning, but there is no suction there.\015
Something is stuck in the throat of the floor head, between the brushes that turn, and where the hose connects at one side (usually right hand side) of the floor head.
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