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How do you get to the 2 screws under the cord retraction pedal? I can not find any way to remove the pedal. I am trying toi remove the canopy cover in order to get to the motor>


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How do you get to the 2 screws under the cord retraction pedal? I can not find any way to remove the pedal. I am trying toi remove the canopy cover in order to get to the motor>


What model is this for? ... Kenmore Vacuums

I am getting very little suction from the motor. The hose is clear, the bag new. When I open the bag cover, plug the hose in and turn the vacuum on, there is next to no suction from the motor. What do you think is wrong? How do I remove the cord retractor to get to the two screws that hold the back of the canopy cover?


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How do i remove the canopy of my hampton bay ceiling fan? I want to relocate it and there are no screws or nuts visable on the outside. I've tried turning both ways and it gives a little but the whole fan moves when i turn it. I've tried pulling down even prying it from the ceiling. Nothing works. HELP!


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Removing cover to motor


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We are trying to fix our vacuum and we can not get the cover off to see what the problem is. The Carpet mode is not working and the motor is not running. Any advice? Thanks Katie


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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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No suction. filter and hose clear. motor high pitch. don't know how to remove cover to check motor.


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