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My Kenmore Quick Clean vac clogs at the top of cannister and does not let dirt to go to canister. After vacuum for few minutes have to stop empty before continuing to get rug clean. Is there anything that I can do to solve problem.

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You need to own an air compressor,and blow out all vacuums ,after each use.

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