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How to open motor compartment to check motor on Kenmore canister vacume cleaner model 8120

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Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?

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Kenmore Progressive canister model 116.27514700 Problem: Vacuum motor won't turn on. The power head operates, but nothing from the vacuum. Have checked all areas of airflow: hose, bag, motor filter and hepa filter. All are fine. Have checked and rechecked all electrical connections, all seem to be in working order. Vacuum hasn't run for a week or so, so it's not the thermal protector, unless it's defective. Vacuum was running fine last week. Didn't stop operating when using. Went to v

Hello! The culprit is the PCB Assembly; Part # KC86WBZR3000...Cost is $6.99. I would remove and inspect for burnt components, or broken wires...Then clean connections both male/female using an eraser, toothbrush and alcohol...Using a bright ... Vacuums

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I have a kenmore canister vacuum cleaner, 4 yrs. old, model #116.27815701. The powermate assembly, the one for the carpet, seems to have a short or something. The light goes on and off and the motor

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Kenmore Progressive canister vacuum cleaner: MODEL # 116 27615700 When the vacuum cleaner is running, the performance indicator light is red (lit up). What should I check in order to trouble-shoot and solve this problem?

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I have a Kenmore 116.36932 (upright-bagless vacuum) that the motor protector by-pass valve has opened. I've clean out the area between the agitator brush where the flexible extension hose starts. There was some blockage there. I checked the rest of the system (extenstion hose, back filter area, pipe area to canister and area to side filter. I took the 2 filters out and the by-pass valve is still open. Where else could there be a blockage that I can take apart to clean and put back together

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I have a kenmore vacuum cleaner model # 116.23612. When the hose is attached to the canister it runs, but if you remove the head to just use the hose the unit stops working. Is the motor dead or is there some type of reset or fuse. Could you please tell me how to test this. If so could you please send me instructions on how to replace the motor. Thank you in advance for your help, Tony

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I have an older Kenmore vacuum cleaner - Model #3285590C, Serial #DG4117817. I can't seem to figure out how to get the motor cover off. 2 bolts in the front have been removed but the back has no visible bindings. It seems to be held from inside the compartment! Whats the catch here!

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Removing kenmore vacuum Canister motor cover model 116-27312790

What you need to do is take it apart and look for any carpet peices dug up in there preventing the motor to spin. Also go look for another filter for it and if you google it you can probably get instructions or if you still have the book. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

Problem with motor; need to open the motor compartment

This may help. My Kenmore is ten years old. I found two screws under the hinges of the cover to the tool accessory compartment. Remove cover screws are in the corners. The other two I found are under the cord return foot pad. Pad pops off by pry ... Kenmore 23612 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum

My Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner model 116.27514700 has unacceptably low suction.It is much less than my older GE Walmart canister vacuum. the 2 filters are very clean and there is no blockage in the hose and the dust collection bag is empty. Is poor suction a characteristic of this model or if not is there a way to fix this problem?

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Kenmore 21875 One day it's working fine. Next day, it won't turn on. When I attach the hose to another vacuum cleaner, it runs. Is there a reset button on the canister? Could it be the receptacle is bad? My Kenmore Progressive won't turn on today either -but was fine last week. I cleaned the filters checked for blocked air, tried a different outlet and no luck. I'll check the pins on the connections and see if one of them is not matching up or appears worn.

Give the prongs a wiggle and see if there is any play in them.Might just be a plug end. ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

Needed, a new Hose for Kenmore Canister Vacuum cleaner. Model Number 1162497184 --A 3.9 Powermate Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner

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I had the vacuum cleaner question about the canister and the wand/powerhead... the Kenmore Progressive Vacuum canister model 116.25812 and the canister not powering off without unplugging the vacuum. The solution I received that they both run on their own switch so it is normal makes sense. However, is there a power switch on the canister anywhere? The only way for the canister to be turned off is by unplugging it. Any ideas? One would think there would be a switch. I am new to fixya and hope

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Dyson DC07 Vacume cleaner trips on thermal after 10 min motor not excesive hot resets after 15 min has been doing this for the last 3 mths. Could it be faulty thermal or motor overheat how can I check without changing motor

First, check both filters on that unit. the premotor filter on the side, and the hepa filter underneath the canister. if those filters are clean move through the suction channel and look for a clog or obstruction. also make sure the canister is clean ... Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a kenmore canister model number 116.2645083 I need a replacement motor. I was given 2 different numbers: 1. 4147248 2. AC92FAUX200 I can find the 2nd motor, but it doesnt have the 4 wires like the original one. Can you tell me if this is the right motor? Thanks Becky

Greetings from GoVcauum.com,\015\012\015\012Ok, so good news, I have looked up your model number for your Kenmore vacuum and found that your Kenhmore canister takes the motor ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

Kenmore canister vacuum model 116-25512506. It has a 2 stage switch on the handle, the vacuum motor will not work, the carpet beater attachment does work, the vacuum motor will not cut on at all with either stage, 1st stage is vac only, 2nd is vac a carpet attachment. Carpet attachment will work, vac does not.

Try to find the reset button. It should be somwhere near the bottom area. It looks like a red dot that you can push inward. If you can press and hold the reset button, it will restart your suction and solve your problem. ... Vacuums

Found old J.C Penny vacuum cleaner on garage, looks industrial, canister model. It takes intake from the front but just expels it off the back. After opening, I see it needs a bag and a filter, the model is J.C Penny wet/dry 10 gal. MOD-SVP-017 Catalog # 824-4327. Unable to find any info on the web regarding it. Any help??

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Help! i have a whispertone 300 model 116 28612790. the retractable cord is jammed & i could only get the front part of the canister open that houses the motor, etc. there are only 2 screws to open it & i can't get it off to fix the cord. hope this makes sense. thank you!

Even if you get it apart chances are it needs a new spring but it requires a special tool to get the rubber molding off that separates the top from bottom and sears repair guys and vacuum shops have them. I would take it to a used vac store and get t ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have a Kenmore Elegance Vacuum with Dirt Sensor, Model # 116.30750400C, Serial number M41901532. When vacuuming the carpet the power head will work for 3-6 mins then automatically shut off, power is still there and lights work but the power head motor turns off and the suction stops. I will turn it off and on, check the outlet, flick the on off buttons...nothing. I will turn it off for a couple minutes and it turns back on and runs like normal. I've check the bags, filters, cleaned the hos

It is an electrical problem in the handle, if you can or know somebody that has any fix it ability it can be fixed in about ten minutes. Oh, and Sears SUCKS!! ... Kenmore 34612 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Kenmore canister vacuum - model 25614506. Some time ago, I was not able to turn the vacuum off with the on/off switch, but could still use the vacuum. Turned if off/on by pulling the plug. The other day when I went to plug it in, I heard a pop. Now the sweeper runs but the vacuum cleaner does not **** - no air flow. What could be the problem. The cleaner is only 4 years old.

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I bought a Kenmore canister vacuum, model 116, in April 2007. This morning, the sound of the motor suddenly began to deepen, and I began to lose suction. Normally, if something is clogging the hose, the motor will wind up to a higher pitch, not a lower one. The filters are clean, the bag is empty, and I can't detect anything lodged in the hose. If this were a car's engine, I would say it's "lugging down". Any pointers?

Okay, bear with me. Is it possible you have a suction adjustment, dial somewhere on vac. Check and see and if it does, be sure it's all the way up. Also, try removing hose and run a broom handle fr. one end to the other...BUT be careful not to stretc ... Vacuums

I have a Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner - MOdel G4 D. I have never had any problems or repairs done to it in the past ten plus years that I've had it. This is an upright vacuum. I was vacuuming the carpet floor and was not having any trouble at all. I switched the vacuum off and moved it into a different room. When I tried to turn on the vacuum, it would not turn on. I checked with different outlets, used both front attachment and hose attachment. Checked the front part of the motor/ spiral case. This

Hello,\015\012My educated guess is that it's either the switch or the power cord. Here are a couple of guides to help with diagnosis and repair...\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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