Having problems with your Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum ?
Vacuum will not shut off
\015 I have a model 116-25615506 and the power does not shut off. I have replaced the 3-position switch on the hose/handle and it continues to have the same problem. Once it is plugged in, it runs, even when the switch is in the off position. The switch (old and replacement) works to switch between activating the powerhead and turning this off (as it should) but when it is moved to the off position, the vacuum continues to run in non-powerhead-activated mode.\015
Sounds like you have wires crossed at the switch. The 2 wires coming in go to the center posts, 2 to the power head & 2 to the main motor.
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