Having problems with your Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum ?

Beater bar will not turn, think belt is broken, but do not know

\015 I do not know how to get to the belt of my Kenmore powermate 12 amp vac. to see if the belt is broken. The vac. sucked up the curtain, but the beater bar will not turn now, even after re-setting. I cannot get the top off the thing to check the belt. The light is still working, so I think it must just be the belt.\015

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The model number of the powerhead would be helpful - usually there is plastic cover with a lens for the light, push inward on both sides and the cover will pop offthere are two screws under that OR, there are two screws on the underside of the unit - it just depends on the style
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Beater bar will not turn, think belt is broken, but do not know


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We have a dyson dc14 and the beater bar stopped turning, we cleaned the bar off and checked the belt and it's not broken, I know I called Dyson a year or two ago and they told me how to reset the beater bar motor but I don't remember exactly what I did, anyone know the answer to this??? thanks in advance....


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