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

We have a Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner. the carpet cleaning attachment, I think is called the power mate has a beater that is intermittently working now

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Contrary to your advice, the nozzel cannot be connected directly to the powerhead--the female openings are set closer together in the nozzel than the male plugs in the powerhead.
Your hose could be bad. The wires frequently go bad up by the handle switch. also could possibly be the wand, those go bad. You can check that by attaching your powermate directly to the nozzle without the wand and see if the same problem is there. Do you have the mini powermate also? the one that is usually mounted on the wand. If so plug that in directly to the hose and see if you have the same problem. If that tool works fine then the problem is in the powerhead.
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