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How to take apart kenmore whispertone 5.1 model 116

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SOURCE: Need new power brush

Hi let me try to find that part for you. I assume color will not be an issue. will get back to you as soon as I can

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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SOURCE: need to replace power cord

Here are the Sears links to purchase both the part and the manual.
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/searchByPartDescAction!searchByPartDescription.pd?brandId=0582&productCategoryId=0645000&modelNumber=11633922300&backToLink=Return+to+Sub+Components+list&partDescriptio

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Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Progressive Canister Vacuum -Model 116 22812200.

hello... you might want to try checking the elbow or neck of the power nozzle for blockage. Remove the wand from the head and look through it. Also look through the wands . If there is no blockage, maybe there is a problem with you nozzle. Reattach all the parts and turn on the machine, turn on the power nozzle. Can you hear the other motor start? If so, check to see if the belt is turning. If it is not, and you definitely hear the secondary motor, then you need a belt. If it doesn't make any sound then, with the machine still running, press the button on the upper part of the power nozzle, this should reset your motor. I hope these tips helped ya, let me know, by giving feedback when asked. thank you, Rene (The Vacuum Doctor)

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Model 116 upright beltless vacuum, agitator will not turn

I had the same problem. The agitator stopped turning after I sucked up a foreign object (my wife's watch) and it got jammed in the intake. After removal of the watch the agitator did not spin when turning on the machine, and the reset button never deployed (it remained buried in its housing and would not depress with a paper clip). The agitator was not bound and I could manually move it in both directions with ease. Faced with prospect of paying $125 or more for a repair, a good sharp kick to the chassis from the top promptly fixed the problem. I have found that kicking malfunctioning electronics often works.

Posted on Dec 05, 2009

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SOURCE: On Kenmore Whispertone, model 116

Turn the power nozzle over again, press the handle release and lower the handle to the floor.

Then flip the switch cover upwards and remove the switch.Click this link below to get complete instructions and diagrams:---
http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-remove-switch-from-handel-on.html -------------- this should help.thanks.Helpmech.

Posted on Jun 12, 2011

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Gain access to the electrical connection with voltmeter set to 110 v ac check for voltage on both sides of switch. If voltage is present on outlet side follow output wire to start relay ck for power on out put side of relay. if power follow output wire to motor if voltage is present replace motor ! Be careful where you touch when probing contacts !

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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...


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 them to fix it before you try yo remove the rubber seal as it will not go back on well and that will cause the machine to not get aproper seal and lose airflow.

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I need the owners manual for kenmore cannister 24212


If you type in the model number on your searchbar, the website will be listed "after" all the sponored sites. Use the site that has YOUR manufacturers name in the url. Under the "support" section choose manuals and especially the term pdf. Thank you, Dana

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Kenmore whispertone 100 model 116. powerhead no


  • The motor / cord compartment cover must be removed to access the cord reel. There are four screws that hold the cover to the chassis. Two of the screws are found under the cord-retractor-foot-pedal on the top back of the canister. To access these screws the pedal must be removed. To do this, press the pedal down and look (from the top) for the four plastic clips that attach/hold the pedal hinges to the cover. There are two at the end corners and two in the middle. Using a long, thin flat-head screw driver (or similar instrument) press each clip to unhook/popout the hinges. Note: the foot pedal spring will also come out when the pedal is removed.

    The other two screws are found under the curved hinges of the vaccum bag compartment cover. To access these, lift the cover as if accessing the vacuum bag. Keep pulling the cover back until the hinges release from the motor cover. Don't worry, it is disigned to do this and will not break but it may require a little force. A long phillip-head screw driver will be needed to access and remove each screw

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something is jamming the brush roller, or the bearings are seised

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The shaft on the motor for rotating the brush is not moving. It is a Kenmore Whispertone 12 VModel 116 3521290. I am suspicious of the Belt Protection system.


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The shaft on the motor
Posted by tsnater on Jun 10, 2008
The shaft on the motor for rotating the brush is not moving. It is a Kenmore Whispertone 12 V Model 116 3521290.
I am suspicious of the Belt Protection system.


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. It sounds to me that you have a motor that is froze up and would be in need of some type of service, whether it be the fan(s) on the end of the motor, the carbon brushes are sticking and bound up, or the armature would be the last thing. Just be careful that the repair cost and labor do not exceed the cost of a new motor. The motor shaft should @ all times should spin freely. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

http://www.sears.com/ Customer Service 1-800-4-MY-HOME 1-800-469-4663
Thanks, Don the Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

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Whispertone powerhead handle release replacement


Use a flat blade, it just prys off, a new on will press on.

May 24, 2008 | Kenmore 23313 Whispertone Bagged Canister...

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Kenmore whisper tome model # 116


If this uses a cogged belt, it should not fall off unless it is the wrong one. Give me the whole model #, then I can look and see what you have. The number of the power head is needed.

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