Having problems with your Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum ?
How do you open up the power head to check the belt?
Turn the power head over so the bottom is facing up. On the bottom towards the back there are two holes (one on each side) where you can get to the access screws. Remove the two screws (you'll need a phillips screwdriver). With the screws removed you can now remove the top cover from the base by pulling out on the two clips on each side of the power head. With the top cover removed you can get to the belt and roller brush. If you need a belt for this model you can get it here:
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How do you open up the power head to check the belt?
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