Having problems with your Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

I'm having aproblem with my kirby g5 vacume i'vereplaced the gaskets and i can still smell dust when i use it

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Did you try vacuuming out the inside of the cloth bag? Or washing it? Many times the dirt makes its way out of the paper and back into the room through that cloth bag.
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