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My Kenmore Progressive vacumn motor turns off and on while vacumning. I don't know if I should take it for repair, purchase a new one or find someone who can do easy repairs (family member).


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Turn on the vacuum but don't move it--just start at the plug end of the cord, bend and pull gently on the cord, but hold the plug in the socket. Work along the cord while listening to the motor for cutoff. When you get to the internal break in the cord, any bending or pulling will immediately start and stop the motor. If this occurs near either end of the cord, it can be cut off shorter and a replacement plug put on (if on that end). If it is the vacuum end, the machine needs to be disassembled part way to reattach the cord. If the break is near the center of the cord, just replace the entire cord. Good luck!
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