Having problems with your Kenmore Vacuums ?

I need to change the retractable cord in a Kenmore Model 116.228.13204 vaccum but can't figure out how to remove the housing. I have removed the bag and the two screws but the top appears to be attached under the foot pedal. How do you release it. Does the foot release pop off somehow to reveal another screw in the back of the housing?


Answers :

Go to this web site, it gives you complete schematics of your model. This will make it easier to see where all screws are and what you have to remove to get to reel. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect Just enter your model # and complete breakdown will be shown.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kenmore Vacuums

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I need to change the retractable cord in a Kenmore Model 116.228.13204 vaccum but can't figure out how to remove the housing. I have removed the bag and the two screws but the top appears to be attached under the foot pedal. How do you release it. Does the foot release pop off somehow to reveal another screw in the back of the housing?


Go to this web site, it gives you complete schematics of your model. This will make it easier to see where all screws are and what you have to remove to get to reel. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect Just enter your model # and complete bre ... Kenmore Vacuums

VACUUM REPAIR I have a Hoover Savvy upright, windtunnel, bag/bagless vacuum (model U8150-900). The Handle Release Foot Pedal - Part #38434026 broke soon after purchase but I finally found a source to replace this item. The problem is that now that I have the repair part I cannot figure out how to remove the old pedal and install the new one. The housing appears to be one piece of solid plastic. Any ideas, PLEASE! Peter


There are 2 tabs that stick out on the release, they fit in slots, so from the top look down and you can see them, using a flatblade screwdriver that will fit in there, push the side in to release it, which isn't easy, but it can be done. When you g ... Vacuums

In trying to repair foot pedal on my Hoover Windtunnel self propelled bagged vacuum, I got carried away and took apart most of the unit and I am still not able to get to the release..... I need help fixing the release lever AND then advise as to how to put the sweeper back together....Help!


This video should help you ... Hoover Vacuums

The kick stand that lowers the vacuum when in use got in a position where the red foot pedal would not come back up to bring the wheels down and the vacuum rest in the upright position. We took it apart and corrected the position, but the side with the small circular spring came out and we are not sure how to attach it back, exactly where it hooks onto. Can you help show us where it goes?


... Dyson DC25 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum

My foot pedal to my Bernina 930 broke last night. The plastic around the screws broke off so everything fell out... I have the pieces, but not sure how to put it back together. Can this be repaired.


... Vacuums

Dyson dc07 The rotating brush on the bottom of my vacuum was filled with strings. I removed the brush by undoing all yellow plastic screws from plate. Removed all strings and replaced as best I could and it was hard to get the brush back in and the belt around it. I dont have my manual but it fits so it should be correct....? Right? No, not true, because when I turn it on and try to and vacuum (by lower canister with foot release) it makes that terrible ratching sound). Please help


The loud ratching is a warning to tell you that there is something stopping the roller bar from rotating this is a very common thing lay the machine on the floor front side down take off the bottom plate and just check the belt is in the centre of th ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I need to take the canister apart to screw the filter housing back in place. I can't figure out how to take the canister apart or another way to screw the filter housing back in place.


You did not identify your model and the TriStar website does not provide manuals. They do have a FAQ page which does provide some illustrated guidance which may be helpful. See here:\015\012\015\01 ... Tristar Vacuums

I need to take the canister apart to screw the filter housing back in place. I can't figure out how to take the canister apart or another way to screw the filter housing back in place.


... Tristar Vacuums

I am replacing a foot pedal on an upright Sharp vacuum cleaner-EC-TU2607. I have the broken foot pedal removed from vacuum cleaner proper but it is the removal of the broken pedal from its spring load that has me puzzled. I applied some pulling effort on the pin that holds the spring in place but there doesn't seem to be any give. Is that the correct approach or is there something else that one should be doing first to release some of the resistance by the pin or spring? Thanks!


... Sharp Twin Energy EC-TU2607 Vacuum

Wispertone 116.29429990 I need help in getting the cover off. The foot retractor pedal for the power cord has screws under it and I am afraid of breaking the it. How do I access the screws under the pedal?


The pedal may be tough but the attached pushrod that disengages the power cord reel ratchet may not be, and is stressed by reddevil6's maneuver. I'd prefer to go after the tabs that retain the pedal's forward end. They are part of the rear cover and ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have a Kenmore Wispertone 300 cannister and I am trying to access the motor. There are four screws shown in the parts diagram. I need to remove the plastic on/off pedal to acess two screws. How do I release the pedal?


I just encountered the same problem on a Whispertone 116 last evening. If it is the construction same as mine, there are four flexible plastic retainers molded into the top cover in the gap between the pedal and the motor cover. These are on the hing ... Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner model #116.34720. The problem I am having is that if you are rolling the vacuum around, the base will drop without pressing on the handle release pedal. This often results in a bunch of dirt being dumped back out. The manual doesn't show anything about adjusting the handle release pedal so it holds the handle and base in an upright position better. Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!


... Vacuums

Foot latch is broken. need to replace with new one. how does one access to remove the foot pedal latch. By foot latch, I mean the foot lever that releases the upright to lower the handle and begin vacuuming.


It is accessed from the bottom underneath by the rear wheel. However, If there are and cracks on the pedal release socket area then the base will need replacement. parts are little cost but the unit needs to be completely disassembled. ... Hoover U6446-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kenmore 31913 Foot pedal release lever broken-need to replace


FixYa techs - thank you for your response but I solved the problems. It took me 2 hours of continual searching but I finally found the parts - listed under the tab sew machines of all things!? There is one pedal in stock and I called t ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Vorwerk VK121 vacuum cleaner - smell of burning from housing enclosing motor. How do I get into the housing to inspect the motor? After tilting the bag sideways, there are two screws holding the housing visible, but there seems to be a thrid fixing inside the point where the handle shaft is attached - is the handle simply clipped in place? Thanks


Yes the handle is clipped in place and should come out when the button in front is pushed. Remove the screws you wrote about. After that the puzzle begins. At the bottom of the vacuum where the head is attached, remove the head by pressing the but ... Vacuums

My power cord will not retract back into the housing< i would like to open the back of the unit but there no screws or bults to due so. How do you open the back of model c151d


Try standing vacuum on end, then gently tugging and releasing cord. This generally will retract it.\015\012There are many problems that can result in disassembly and reassembly by an untrained person, including shock and fire. For those and o ... Electrolux UltraLux 2000 Bagged Canister Vacuum

Hoover windtunnel tilt mechanism won't remain locked in upright position or at any of the fixed angle positions - now any slight bump and the lock releases. Normally you must manually use the small foot pedal release on the left side as you face the vacuum from behind.


Hello, stanI was trying to help you out here. Maybe this will help some? I was going back to some customers that asked questions in the recent past and even farther back. It appeared that no one answered some of them, So, I thought I ... Hoover Ultra U6430-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

We cannot get the Miele S7210 Twist back to the upright position. The foot lever appears locked. We fear forcing it back to upright.


... Miele S7210 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Miele s7000 I clicked my upright into sitting position and accidently bumped the foot release knob. The body fell back and now I can not get it to click back into upright sitting position. Something is now in the way of it locking into place. This happened last year and it was under warranty. it no longer is and I would like to be able to fix it myself in the future. Can you help me? Thank you. Kacee in Oregon


... Vacuums

I just bought a Kirby Sentria vacuum and shampooer less than a month ago. When they came and done the demonstration at my house they did not leave a manual or any instructions. They said they would be back the next day but have not been back. I need to clean my couch and have no idea how to hook up the attachments. Can you please help me?


... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

The self propell does not work... i turned it over and took off th bottom plate and can see where the cable is suppose to be attached to the drive system, but it is no longer atteached, so it came out or a piece of the vaccum broke as it seems to be alot of plastic.. i see a screw and the end of the cable is still there... But where does it attach and how do i do it.. i havent taken the complete houseing apart yet as i have never done that before and wasnt sure about all the scres and what not..


... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum

The TechDrive Pedal on my Kirby G6 fell out of the back of my vacuum cleaner. I removed the screws from the metal plate one the bottom to try to see if something had come a loose. Can you send me a diagram so I can put it back together or tell me where I can get a service manual. The only part I am having trouble with is the metal piece inside that engages the power drive. Thank you.


The pedal drive fell out . Do you have a manual telling me how to get it together again.. Thanks, Dianne ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

We have a Eureka 71B Hand-Held Vacuum and it looks like the belt broke. I removed the two screws at the bottom that should release the housing that holds the belt. However, the housing still does not come apart. Any advice? Thanks.


There's a 3rd screw hiding underneath a plastic shield. You'll have to drill or cut off the covering but then it's pretty easy to deal with. ... Vacuums

I have a Necchi LYdia 3 machine type 544 The motor was overheating and I removed the bottom cover and examined the motor .It looked fine and ran well. It worked OK for a time and then got hot.I was able to partially remove the motor for inspection.I found that the cooling impeller was not secured to the shaft,I tightened the set screws and reinstalled the motor. In process of getting the drive belt back on I turned the wheel that extends out of the case to index the screw that attaches the bobb


Good day!Please try to re align the motor position.You have to do is repeat the procedure that you take to remove the motor and double check the alignment because all motor in misalignment is very hard to turn.And ... Vacuums

DYSON DC25 FOOT PEDAL PROBLEM


Sorr this is all i can find ... Dyson DC25 Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0669 seconds