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Kenmore Upright vaccuum self-propel won't work/engage

\015 I have a Kenmore Mdl.# 116.3957582 upright vaccuum cleaner, and I have checked both drive and beater belt (which both seem OK), but with self-propel engaged, I am still not getting any drive or propel, and is also really hard to push. When I put back in neutral, pushes easier, since drive is dis-engaged, but is still fairly heavy to push. Don't know if this involves some clutch adjustment or if it means that something has gone wrong with the transmission assy. Any help will be appreciated.\015\012\015

Answers :

No, I can't solve it. However, if you go to SearsPartsDirect.com you can find diagrams for this vacuum. There are three. You can click on "View full size", highlight the image, and print it by saying "Print selection" in the Print dialog box.
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\015\012Perhaps by looking at how the thing is put together you can begin to figure out where the trouble is. You can also order some of the parts for this venerable machine (but not all of them.)
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\015\012John
\015\012Indiana
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