Having problems with your Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
When I run the sweeper there is a funny smell
\015 Every time I run the sweeper there is a funny smell, like hot plastic, too much friction somewhere. The smell leaves you thinking that something isn't right-you better stop the sweeper and check it out. \015\012 At one point we thought there seemed to be a suction problem, we checked the hoses, took off the floor metal part & took out the beater bar and cut off the yuk swirled around it (hair, thread, etc).Did NOT identify "THE PROBLEM" but the suction was fine. I think the smell may have been there before that, but definitely after that. The filter in the center of the canister and the HEPA filter a clean. The beater bar works fine.\015\012Thanks for any help!!\015
Check where the brush rotates. Pull the brush completely out and try turning the ends that are secured to the vacuum.
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