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Power won't turn off to powermate unit.
\015 I have a kenmore Vacuum model 11623912300. I recently replaced a part that connects the hose to the body and now when I plug it in the ''powermate, carpet'' portion turns on and won't turn off. The on/off switch on the handle does turn off the vacuum itself, but has not effect on the power to the powermate carpet sweeper part. Any suggestions? I have verified that the part I replaced is the correct part, per the manual. Sears wants an arm/leg to diagnose the problem and then tell me repair costs. It may be cheaper to just buy a new vacuum? Any help appreciated.\015
THIS PROBLEM IS CAUSED BY THE POWER CONTROL BOARD INSIDE THE VACUUM, FOR SHORT IT IS CALLED THE "PCB BOARD", CALL SEARS WITH YOUR MODEL NUMBER AND GET A PRICE, THE SERVICE CENTER FOR SEARS HAVE THE PARTS IN STOCK MOST TIMES AND CAN INSTRUCT U ON INSTALLING THE PART, IF THE PART IS LESS THAN $50 REPLACE IT, IF THE VACUUM IS REALLY OLD OR THE PART IS NO LONGER AVAILIABLE THEN IT WOULD MOST LIKEY BE BEST TO REPLACE THE VACUUM, BUT CALL 1ST.
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