Having problems with your Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

With the hose on I have suction, with the carpet head not much

\015 With the hose on I have suction, with the carpet head on not enough to pick up lint and dust on the carpet. I have been told there is a secondary filter that needs to be replaced, the machine is 12 years old and has not been serviced at all.\015

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It looks to me u have something stuck in ur hose or in the carpet head....if u can loosen the hose use a broom handle and push it true....u may be suprized what u will find......good luck
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