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I have replaced the filters and the bag on my Sebo X1 automatic upright but it still has doggy odor that I cannot seem to get rid of. What could be the cause and what can I do?

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Hi, Yeah those things are fairly simple and easy to clean, My guess is that its in the hose.
Try a weak solution of bleach and water, pour it in and let soak for 20 mins then rinse well. Dry it throughly in the sun before youe next use.

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