Having problems with your Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum ?
VACUUM WON'T SHUT OFF
\015 MY VACUUM WON'T SHUT OFF EVEN AFTER SLIDING THE "ON/OFF" SWITCH INTO THE "OFF" POSITION. I HAVE ALREADY REPLACED THE ELECTRONIC SWITCH (SEARS #8191600) TO NO AVAIL. PROBLEM STILL PERSISTS. SHOULD I REPLACE THE WIRE HARNESS (SEARS # KC37GBZTZV06)???\015\012\015\012\015
Need a model number to be sure, but alot of the Sears cannisters have a relay and it is found mounted in the motor comparment, it may be sticking in the on position.
The "vacuum won't shut off" problem is caused by a faulty triac (electronic component) on the P.C.B. assembly. You have two choices, depending on your handiness:
- Easiest: Replace the PCB: P.N.=KC86WBZRZ000 \015\012
- More difficult: Replace the triac: BTA16-600CW (ST Microelectronics): http://www.st.com/internet/com/TECHNICAL_RESOURCES/TECHNICAL_LITERATURE/DATASHEET/CD00002265.pdf
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