Having problems with your Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My kirby smells like my dog when i run it, its old what should i do

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Best thing to do is take the bag and turn it inside out the best way you can.
\015\012take it to a local self serve car wash and soap it down without rinsing. hang it up to dry and the smell should be gone
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