Having problems with your Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

I have an old Progressive vacuum cleaner that says "Hepa Filter" and "Whisper Belt". Not sure what the model # is. The problem is that the vacuum part itself (the part that touches the floor and rolls over) has ejected its filter that we can see through the little window- it just came out under the rollers under the device... we cannot see how to re-insert this piece of filter which looks like a kind of round, flat grey foam/fabric and clearly goes inside- (top of the part that touches the flo

Answers :

Check this procedure:
  1. Unplug the appliance that you will be \015\012changing the filter in.
  2. \015\012
  3. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Open the filter cover. On most appliances, the location of \015\012the HEPA filter will be clearly marked as it is a major selling point of\015\012 the appliance. If your HEPA filter is not clearly marked, check the \015\012manual that came with your appliance to find its location.
  4. \015\012
  5. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Rip your paper bag so that you can open it flat. It should be\015\012 large enough when open to completely cover the HEPA filter. Hold the \015\012paper bag to the HEPA filter (so you do not touch it with your hands) \015\012and gently pry the HEPA filter from its holder with a flat-head \015\012screwdriver. The idea is that any dust or mold that comes free will \015\012stick to the paper bag and not your skin.
  6. \015\012
  7. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Pull the old HEPA filter out while wrapping the paper bag \015\012around it. Discard it in the trash outside the building.
  8. \015\012
  9. \015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011Unwrap your new HEPA filter and press it into the holder in \015\012the appliance. Make sure the arrows imprinted on the casing of your \015\012HEPA filter face into the appliance. Replace the cover and you are done.

Good luck.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I have an old Progressive vacuum cleaner that says "Hepa Filter" and "Whisper Belt". Not sure what the model # is. The problem is that the vacuum part itself (the part that touches the floor and rolls over) has ejected its filter that we can see through the little window- it just came out under the rollers under the device... we cannot see how to re-insert this piece of filter which looks like a kind of round, flat grey foam/fabric and clearly goes inside- (top of the part that touches the flo

Check this procedure:\015\012\015\012Unplug the appliance that you will be \015\012changing the filter in.\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\ ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

Clogged vacuum Rather stupidly, my boyfriend 1) were vacuuming without a bag and 2) vacuumed up a big piece of cotton from a sofa cushion. And now it's making a horrible noise and I see it vibrating where the tube connects to the machine. When you look inside there's a white thing sticking out but it looks like it's part of the vacuum. If it's a clog, how do you fix it? I tried unscrewing the tray the bag sits in but it won't budge.

You can start by taking off the bottom plate or top cover, which ever comes off, that is where the inlet starts going in and hopefully the clog is there. Could be in the hose also. But without the complete model number I can't look it up to see a p ... Kenmore 31912 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

I can see the height adjuster under my Bissell pet hair eraser vacuum, but it doesn't adjust. The parts don't look like they're touching. It's been iffy since I took it out of the box. Now it doesn't adjust at all. Used only five times. Looks like I should be able to fix it myself. No local repair available. Could you help please?

Http://uk.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/3920E_508.pdf\015\012\015\012This is the pdf manual. If you look at page 12 you'll see that the bo ... Bissell Vacuums

I have a Panasonic MCE6003 vacuum cleaner. I regretfully leant it to a neighbour and it came back full of dog hair and keeps cutting out. I cleaned out the dust container and the main filter but it still kept cutting out after 5 minutes. I decided to unscrew the part with the motor and wash the filter inside.It was all going well until a large rubber washer bit, a piece that looks like the thermostat and a little white button attached to two black wires fell out and now I have no idea how to put

... Panasonic Vacuums

My Dyson vacuum works fine for cleaning the rug but the hose doesnt get any suction at all. I removed the hose and all the parts around it that I could and dont see any clogs or broken pieces. I lost my manual so I dont know if this is addressed, or if there is a switch Im not flipping. Gave it a thorough look but found nothing.

Hi there,Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC07. If you have suction through the cleaner head but not through the wand, it sounds as though you have a blockage. Although you say you've already checked for these, you may find ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Replacing filter Got a Filter Queen Majestic vacuum from my inlaws when they moved overseas. I am in middle of vacuuming, got a weird noise, so opted to check and clean the filter for first time. UGH. The lower 'pot' that's the bottom part of the thing was full of gunk, but the filter pristine clean against the cone that's attached to the upper part of the unit. In other words, I am shocked to see that the dirt goes not INTO the filter, but outside of it into the bottom portion (that I call the

Its normal operation so don't worry ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

I have a yellowMiele Vacuum,model=Electronic Air Clean Plus S3121. On the main body the part that the pipe/nozzle clicks into has a piece that has snapped off. I can see this by lifting the lid and the black plastic piece that is screwed to the inside of the lid has a piece chipped of it which means that when the nozzle is clicked into place it is completely loose. There is a black piece that clicks into the inside of the hoover into this broken part which is still ok so at the moment by linin

Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I have a yellowMiele Vacuum,model=Electronic\015\012posted by maura497 on Apr 18, 2008\015\012Report abuse\015\012 ... Vacuums

I have a Series G Kirby Model G7D. The other day when I was vacuuming all of a sudden the TechDrive (Power Drive Assist N/D) pedal fell off. I see the hole that it goes into but when I put it in it's loose and falls out and doesn't control the power drive anymore. When I shook the vacuum I heard something rattling around inside the vacuum head. So I unscrewed the bottom and looked inside and found a small metal part labeled K3 on one side and T on the other side. It looks like it would fit

Hi, I have a Kirby G4 and i'v replaced the carbon brushes myself using a step by step guide however since its been back together it worked for about five minutes it then started sparking from the inside!!(a lot!!) I'v obviously touched something i sh ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Have new oreck quest canister and having trouble figuring out how to change vacuum bag. I have the plastic piece that you attach bag to, but don't know where the piece fits into the vacuum. looking for a diagram or manual to see where to install the plastic piece

... Oreck Vacuums

Hi i have a Meile cat and dog TT500 and it is shooting out dust. cannot find instruction manual to see if i have inserted filters properly, i have bought a new charcoal air filter but lid will not close properly when i put it in, has someone got a pic of how it should look, if its not the filters what could it be.

As far as the filter, either it isn't in all of the way, or it is the wrong one as there are several different ones.\015\012\015\012TT500 doesn't come up as a good model number, should start with a S then 3 numbers and end with an i. It ... Vacuums

I have an endurotronic 4111 electrolux vacuum called ''the boss'' and the cable wont retract into the vacuum when i depress the button on the top. how do i dismantle parts to have a look to see if it will repair or not. does anyone have a repair manual for this vacuum. thx

... Electrolux Vacuums

I have a Eureka 4800 series the Boss upright with a bag and Hepa filter. I love it! I was just vacuuming with the hose part and all was well and then suddenly the lower brush came on and a "burning" smell followed. Thought it was the belt so my husband was going to put on the new belt which I had on hand! When he turned it over, the "bar" that holds the belt looks as though it "shot through" the plastic side of the housing on the vacuum. There is melted plastic on the outside of the vacuum and o

I had the same problem. Take out the old belt if possible. Remove the 4 screws inside the filter and the 3 on the front of that housing. pull out the foam around the motor. carefully pull out the suction tube that is press fit against the motor. ... Eureka 4874 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hello! I have a Kenmore Progressive bagless vacuum with the Easy Clean extended life filter. The model number on my vacuum is 34728401. I was vacuuming the carpet when it just stopped running. The dirt sensor light will come on, but nothing else. The belt looks fine, and I don't see anything keeping the beaters from rotating. Help Please!!!

You can have power to the dirt light sensor, but it seems like the motor itself is not using the power supplied. ... Vacuums

I have Optima, 12amp Eureka vacuum, Model 431, AXZ type and the extension hose for cleaning corners and edges --the plastic part that the attachments fit into has a piece broken off and tools don;t fit anymore. It looks like the hose attachment can be replaced--can it be and if so--where can I get a new hose attachment. It seems it is cheaply made of plastic and really shouldn't have broken a piece off.

... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum

A family member recently gave me their Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner (model 35821) and I did not notice that the power cord was missing at first. I tried to look closely at the manual online to see if this was something I would be able to purchase or if the vacuum was no longer any good. Do you happen to know if there is a replacement part for the actual power cord for this item?

Any power cord 17 gauge or lower will work ... Vacuums

I have a kirby G4 and the mini emtor is broke off. It looks like there is a piece that connects the mini emtor boot to the base of the vacuum. I was wondering what that part is or if it is just part of the mini emtor that broke off and stayed attached.

Hello, hrjI was trying to help you out here. Maybe this will help some? I was going backto some customers that asked questions in the recent past and even fartherback. It appeared that no one answeredsome of them, So, I thought I would tak ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Motor Fried? Eureka 431BX Vacuuming, and then all of the sudden the motor just stopped. Well idk if it's called the motor; the beater bar still spun, it was just the fan that stopped spinning Here is the whole vacuum in pieces http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c237/SirFafner/Vacuum001.jpg Bottom Part, beater bar already taken out [Functions Fine] http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c237/SirFafner/Vacuum002.jpg White Wire connecting to the fan motor [Looks black, i think it's fried, and that's the

Funny you said that,I went today and bought a bissel at Wal-Mart.Sure hope it lasts longer then the Eureka did.I will probably try to take the other one back to the store if I can find the receipt.Thanks so much. ... Eureka 431BX Bagless Upright Vacuum

When removing the canister bag, the plate and spring that it slides into popped out. When I put them back in, the bag full indicator is completely red. It is a new bag and filters. I think I am not getting the plate and spring back in the canister correctly. Any instructions or pictures showing proper insertion and configuration of these? I looked in the manual and the part is only shown while bag being inserted.

... Miele S514 Solaris Bagged Canister Vacuum

I need to replace the cord on an older Hoover upright, model S660, about 1986 vintage. The cord broke where it enters handle. Handle comes apart easily. Just not sure how to pop the switch out without breaking it. Was looking for a manual online to see parts diagram and/or instruction on disassembly and cant seem to find one for that old of vacuum.

Check ebay. those vacuums are worth fixing. I loved them. they would **** the carpet off of the floor! those cords aren't hard to replace.just remember the way you got the old one out. ... Vacuums

The TechDrive Pedal on my Kirby G6 fell out of the back of my vacuum cleaner. I removed the screws from the metal plate one the bottom to try to see if something had come a loose. Can you send me a diagram so I can put it back together or tell me where I can get a service manual. The only part I am having trouble with is the metal piece inside that engages the power drive. Thank you.

The pedal drive fell out . Do you have a manual telling me how to get it together again.. Thanks, Dianne ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a samsung SC7800 (smart wing system) vacuum cleaner. I think the impeller is jamed with sawdust. I have removed the part than holds the removable filter, but can't see how to remove the reat of the top case to access to impeller housing. Does anyone know how to do this or where I can view a repair manual for this model?

Unfortunately these tend to break frequently.... You might be able to get a wiring diagram at www.wize.com Good Luck!! ... Vacuums

Don't want an expert. I wan someone with authority that can make an intelligent decision regarding the way you sell replacement filters. It looks as though the patients are running the ward at HQ. This freak insane! Maniacal and just plain stupid! Tell me something Mr Expert, my closest choice was "vacuum expert" How is this expert going to know and fix the asinine way b&d devised a plan so that the consumer would enjoy wasting a better part of their day. Who, please tell me, who with a drop of

Ouch! So go into Lowes get a 10 pack of electrostatic register vent filters back in the furnace filter section. Take your old filter off and if it's a paper corrugated looking cone just wash it really good and dry it out...if it's disintegrating then ... Vacuums

Belts can i tell if i need new belts just by turning the vacuum on it's side and looking underneath, or do i need to unscrew/remove a part to see.  thanks

Yes you can. belt goes round the brush roll and is in view. also turn on and see if the brush roll rotates. if belt is broken then no rotation ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Found old J.C Penny vacuum cleaner on garage, looks industrial, canister model. It takes intake from the front but just expels it off the back. After opening, I see it needs a bag and a filter, the model is J.C Penny wet/dry 10 gal. MOD-SVP-017 Catalog # 824-4327. Unable to find any info on the web regarding it. Any help??

... Vacuums

I have a Simplicity S24 canister vacuum. It's about 3 yrs. old. In the past year I have had it in the shop 4 times because when using the rug piece, the piece turns on & off, on & off. The actual vacuum doesn't... just the rug piece. I recently spent $65 on a new part, after spending countless dollars the other 3 times it was in the shop for this problem. I'm ready to buy another name vacuum altogether as I feel this vacuum is not worth the money that was spent on it. I'm very frustrated.

Repair shop has not fixed the problem? complain until they fix it properly. This is a pressure fault / jamming issue or slipping drive. Repair shop should have fixed it 1st time. ... Vacuums
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1046 seconds