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Kenmore Central Vacuum System-electrical o.k. but suction function not working. No noise from canister.

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It could even be a bad motor if its an old kenmore system. If its more than 10 years old it maybe worth getting a whole new tank over just a motor.
There should be a switch on the canister, for manual or automatic. Switch it to manual and see if it comes on. If it does, then there maybe a bad relay. If it doesn't, then there is a problem inside of it, motor, pc board, would have to be checked. Without the model number, not sure what components are inside without the model number to look it up.
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