Having problems with your Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

How to shampoo carpet...

\015 I have all these attachments for my vacuum (kirby g5) but no idea how to set it up to clean my rug. Can someone walk me through it and maybe recommend a shampoo that works super well...\015

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