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I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner 116.35922 and it's making a loud noise and not picking up dirt. I checked the hose for a clog and changed the bag. What else can I do?

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Check to see if the brush is spinning when the unit is running. If not, the drive belt may have broken and will need to be replaced. Common sized replacement belts can be purchased at most department stores. Kenmore belts should be available at most Sears stores.
\012Another possibility is that if a large enough object was picked up, it may be lodged in the impeller, or impeller housing. If so the housing will need to be disassembled to determine if any physical damage was done, and to clear the debris.
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I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner 116.35922 and it's making a loud noise and not picking up dirt. I checked the hose for a clog and changed the bag. What else can I do?

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