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Kenmore progressive lacks suction.Hose isn't clogged, new bag & filter cleaned

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Kenmore progressive lacks suction.Hose isn't clogged, new bag & filter cleaned

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Unbeknownst to me, someone took the bag out of my Kenmore Progressive vacuum and failed to replace it. I have been vacuuming without a bag for months, and today the vacuum stopped sucking. When I opened up the front to replace the bag, tons of dirt and dust came pouring out. I thoroughly cleaned the vacuum, put in a new bag, but still no sucking power. Just dust coming from the rear vents where one of the filters is. Is the vacuum ruined, or is it a simple solution of buying a new filter?

Sounds like you need to buy a new motor. All that grit and dust will ruin a motor and I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did.\015\012This is where a vacuum that won't run without a bag would have been nice. (Aerus for one) ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Bought a Kenmore Progressive canister vacuum at a garage sale that looked in better than average condition, filters clean, new bag, all accessories intact, some debris in roller brush. problem is no suction when turned on. There does not appear to be any obstruction in hose. did not have manual

Hello,Carnister vacuum cleaners are all built with the same principle in mind. A motor \015\012generates power which powers a vacuum which, in turn, creates suction to\015\012 lift debris. The most common areas of suction loss are within ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

Kenmore progressive upright filter is being bypassed, clogging screen at outlet. Tried new filter, no change. 7 or 8 passes with the vacuum and the screen at outlet gets clogged.

Take the filter out and hold your hand over the filter connection. Turn it on and see where the air is being bypassed. What you see should suggest the fix. ... Kenmore 35622 Upright Vacuum

The vacuum stopped working when i was vacuuming. The bag had a hole in it so all the dirt and stuff where clogging the filters. I cleaned them and put a new bag in but it will not turn back on. So I want to take it apart to see if there is more dirt on the inside,

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I have a new bag in, checked the hoses for clogs have the motor cover off showing motor runs. Problem is vacuum has no suction in hose area, cover off where bag is and the air blows out of filter. hoses are clean no blockage.

Have you checked the filter? Many vacuums have a filter under or behind the bag to keep dust and dirt out of the motor. If this gets clogged the motor can't get any suction. Also look for holes in the hose or in the small segment between hose and bag ... Vacuums

My Kenmore Progressive keeps burning up belts even after I have changed the bag, cleaned the filters and checked to make sure the agitator was clean and free turning

On the left hand side, just above the handle release, is a lever to adjust if you are doing hard wood or carpet cleaning. When adjusted for hard wood, that lever releases the belt and just uses the "vacuum" function. When set for carpet it engages ... Kenmore Vacuums

My upright kenmore progressive vacuum will not suction up when using the sweeper. It will suction things when I use one of the tools. I have put in a new bag and have tried to see if anything is blocking the bottom. It sometimes makes a very loud noise when I try to vacuum. If I press the intell clean on and off yellow button the noise may go away but it still does not work.

Double check hose placement, making sure you have the hose inserted into the correct slot. The long attachment nozzle stores in the front hole on the right, and the sucking hose inserts into the rear hole on the right. I know this is too simple of a ... Vacuums

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

Vacuum has new bag but won't pick up dirt. Cleaned flat filter and it made it worse. Do I need to replace rectangular filter or can I clean it. If so , how? If not, do I need to take it in for repair, ir should I get new parts? Thanks!

It's clogged somewhere. Disconnect the hoses where you can and check for obstructions. Run a coat hanger down the hose if you need to to clear the obstruction. ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano

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Hoover tempo upright is clogged. I can only vac for a few minutes, then I have to unplug it and turn it over and clean out the under part under the roller. It is totally stuffed with dirt and dust and carpet fibers. I have a new bag in. It is like it is clogged up inbetween the bag and the roller. Also gets clogged when using the hose. It is maybe a year old. How can I take it apart and unclog it?

Disconnect the hose and head and wands. Drop a quarter thru the hose, the handle sometimes clogs. peer thru the wands and inspect the elbow on the head for blockage as well ... Vacuums

My electrolux oxygen cannister has the "bag change" light on when there is a new bag. The light stays on when the suction power is high (to pick up small particles) and it won't pick up, but the ight goes off when the suction power is low (to pick up big objects). I changed the hepa filter, cleaned the motor filter and changed bags, but all that didn't help.

You may have a clog in the hose, and/or the inlet by the brush roll. A clog will turn on that light as well as a full bag. ... Vacuums

We understand that your problem is: I currently own and use on a regular basis the Kenmore Progressive upright bagged vacuum. Model number 116.35923500. The headlight flickers and the intelliclean light stays red. Ive tried cleaning the intelliclean sensors, changed the bag, and cleaned off the agitator. Is this a power issue? Should I take it to the store? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

Welcome to fixya\012\012Hello\012\012 \012\012I have a solution for this ... Kenmore Progressive 35922 Bagged Upright Vacuum

When I turn on my Kenmore Premier 4.5 Peak HP 10.0 Amp after about a minute of running I get a burning smell. When I opened up the compartment that holds the dust collection bag, and remove the bag I found a filter. The filter was minimally dusty and has been cleaned. After sniffing around, I could not identify the source of the smell.

Dose it smell like rubber check your belt ... Vacuums

I have a Eureka Contour model 2900 type A upright vacuum, the roller works fine nothing clogged, took it apart motor blade is free of debris, no suction from tube and blasts OUT air from the front HEPA filter location. New bag, New belt, nothing in hose.any clues as to why this can be happenning? Air should not be blasting out of the HEPA filter.

Even with your explanation,it seems the hose is clogged.Try taking the hose off,then blow through it or pour water through it.If this doesn't do it,make sure the suction canals are going to the proper areas. ... Eureka 2900A / 2901A Contour Bagged Upright Vacuum

Wondering if the head is plugged up because it makes a sound like air is escaping somewhere. I've replaced the original cloth bag with a comparable "O" paper bag from Sears. I tried to see if there was a clog in the hose by placing a broom handle in the hose to see if something would loosen. I also cleaned the filter and the air filter. If the head is plugged, how can I fix it? We can't get the vacuum apart. Thanks.

I had this problem, but suction improved when the attachments were properly secured in their holders. ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

Sebo X14 -red light comes in for clog or bag full. , bag is new. Cleaned out all clogs

Unless the circuit board is bad, you still have a clog, Either in the hose, or the dirt inlet by the brush roll. ... Sebo Vacuums

I have the Miele S7280...the one without the clog hatch on the back. I took the bag cover off, then continued the remove the screws and cover underneath it to detatch the top from the bottom. Found the clog and cleaned it out. Heres the problem...now the power nozzle light comes on and the vacuum "on" is lite up red, but it will not come on. Checked the filters and the bag. It certaintly seems like the top and bottom are meeting up to latch into each other, but I have no power. Help!!

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My Kenmore progressive vacuum is extremely loud. The airflow and suction seem to be uninhibited, but the noise is loud and frustrating. Should the filters just be cleaned or is this a sign of a different problem? It's a Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright Vacuum 35912 and we've had it for about four years.

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I own a Miele S5210 vacuum cleaner which has stopped working. It looks like the dust bag wasn't fitted properly and the machine is very dirty and the filters are completely clogged. I've cleaned it up as best I can and have replaced the filters but it still won't operate. How can I get inside the casing to clean the inner motor compartment? Thanks Tom

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Kenmore 25614/25615 Progressive bagged canister vac won't start

Sounds like there was a loose connection or loose wire that came in contact with another wire. check your cord for small burn holes, also could have shorted out in the hose or the wand. If you are comfortable to disassemble the vacuum i can walk you ... Kenmore 25614 / 25615 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum

Last year my wife and I bought a new Dirt Devil Reaction All Surface vaccuum cleaner to replace the older Platinum Force. After using it a couple of times the new one gets clogged with dog hair easily and shuts down. I cleaned it out completely including the hepa filter but it will not handle the dog hair. The old one never had a problem and still works. We went back to using the old vaccuum cleaner because we can not find the receipt and had not registered the new one and are stuck with a new 1

Greetings jettin_us,\015\012\015\012Normally you can contact the store you purchased the unit at, and if you paid with anything other than cash, they may be able to retrieve your receipt for you. \015\012\015\012Once you get t ... Vacuums

Poor suction (new bag, clean filter, clear hose)

Check the impeller on the moter it may be missing a fin or two (question does it make any unusual noise or vibration ?) ... Vacuums

Poor suction We bought a model home about 11 years ago and it had the Cental M&S Cyclonic Cleaning system. The suction has steadily been weakening. Now it is almost non-existant. I clean the filter bag in the main unit, but how clean does it need to be. Could there be a clog in the wall lines. If yes, how does one unclogg them. Thank you. I liked the system and would hate to just give up on it. Jean

This page has useful tips for unclogging a central vac. https://www.centralvacuumstores.com/cvs/trouble_help.php ... M&S Systems FX-3000 Bagged Central System Vacuum
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