Having problems with your Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Agitator doesnt turn

\015 Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct....the agitator does not move when activated. It can be rolled manually when vacuum is turned off. The hose and attachments work fine. What can be done?\015

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There is actually a reset button on the agitator, I would try pushing this switch first to see if this fixes it. The button is located on one of the sides of the agitator housing, I'm not sure if it's the left or the right side, or on the top of it.

Look on the sides of the part of the vacuum that is on the floor and see if you can see a small red pole on either side. If you can't find it here, look on the top of the part of the vacuum that touches the floor for a brush overload reset switch.

Try pushing that poll whenever you find it. This switch is a protection mechanism that will shut the brushes down to protect them if something gets vacuum up inside of the brush, it will automatically shut itself off to prevent any damage.

Simply push this overload switch down, and this should hopefully fix your problem.

If this didn't, please let me know and I can walk you through some more advanced troubleshooting.

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The agitator button is stuck down inside the vacuum on my Kenmore Progressive Upright vacuum. I have tried tweezers but it doesn't want to come out and my agitator won't work. Any ideas?
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