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Kenmore 23513 canister vacuum won't turn off

\015 The switch mounted on the handle still controls the belt motor, but the only way I can turn off the vacuum motor is to unplug it. Anything I can do to fix this? If so, would appreciate a pointer to the source for the parts. Thanks.\015

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Is there two switches for the unit, one for the handle (pick up unit) and brush assembly, and one for the vacuum motor? If so it seems that the handle unit is o.k. but the problem may be the switch to the vacuum motor. I would suggest testing the vacuum motor switch with an ohm meter for continuity through the switch. If its at fault replace it. You can probably purchase one from Sears or maybe Radio Shack.
\015\012Good Luck!
\015\012p.s. do not work on vacuum if plugged in.
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