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The agitator on my upright 116.35923500 does not turn unless it is in an almost laying down position

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116 generally indicates you are using a KENMORE???? If so this is a SEARS catalogue number for their cross reference , not a model number....

So assuming that I will take a stab here The problem you describe is generally caused by a slipping belt, in an upright vac or power head. When you lower the handle the weight is relieved from the head of an the vac and so the brush will turn more freely. Take your model # to SEARS and pick up 2 fresh belts, one for now and one for future.
< Remove the lower cover,looking for screws on the underside and pull the brush roll out. Clean the hair and **** out of the ends of the brush under its bearing caps, while watching for spacer washers. Spray WD40 on the brush shaft and wipe away excess with a rag.Then reinstall the new belt in reverse order. Pay special attention the how the lower panel is inserted when removing to change the belt. Quite often these housings have a lip which seats into the bumper area of a vac. Please post back with more info
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