Having problems with your Kenmore Vacuums ?
Relief valve opens I have cleaned all filters replaced filters checked all hose line for blockage everything is clear
\015 I turn the vacuum on and within 2 mins the relief valve opens \012I have checked for blocked lines they are all clear all filters have been replaced switch to hepa filter I need help\015
How full is the bag?
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