Having problems with your Kenmore 23812 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

Motor Brushes (Part 4370655) for Sears Canister Vacuum Cleaner

\015 Trying to replace brushes on a Progressive Vacuum that is appx. 5 years old. The actual brush appears to be a copper brush. However, the replacement part now available under Sear's part 4370655 is now a carbon brush (good), but the brush is larger and the mounting will in no way fit on or in the motor housing. I am assuming that, since they can't afford to stock parts for older versions of their product, I am out of luck. Are there any other possibilites?\015\012\015\012Also: 4-5 years on a vacuum cleaner motor/brush. Is that the new standard? We don't even have pets.\015\012\015\012Thanks.\015

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