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Kenmore Vacuum 116.36623501 does not stay on bare floor setting

When the vacuum is shifted from the carpet mode into the bare floor mode, it shifts back into the carpet mode when you try to use it on a bare floor. The vacuum will not stay in the bare floor mode.

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    will not stay on only the bare floor works i tried resetting also

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