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Why doesn't my vacumm floor piece work? - Kenmore Vacuums


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Not sure which unit you have but normal repairs would be to the wiring of the floor fixture and to check to see that the beater brush is turning properly.\015\012If the brush is not turning it could be a broken belt or the fact that the beater brush is frozen.\015\012Remove the brush and clean as best you can, paying close attention to the plastic holders at each end of the beater brush. Squirt a bit of WD40 into the space between the plastic and the beater brush and rotate by hand to make sure it is free.\015\012Reassemble and put in a new belt just in case.\015\012
\015\012Please contact me if you have any questions.\015\012Paul
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Why doesn't my vacumm floor piece work? - Kenmore Vacuums


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