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Kenmore central vacuum has great suction however dust and dirt bypassing the canister and ending up all over the garage

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Change the caister seal

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Is it a bagless/ filterless system? if so the unfiltered air goes through the motor and is ehausted out. All of the older systems from kenmore i have seen worked like this and must be ehausted outside. I will say that this is a terrable design because the dust going through the motor is **** on it. I would replace the entire tank with a bagged or at least filtered system. Nutone or Hayden would be my first choice. You can always vent it outside to help, but that isn't going to make your motor last.

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