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HOW TO INSTALL A WHEEL STOP ON A KENMORE PROGRESSIVE

The back wheels came off the vacuum cleaner and need tio fix this.HOW do I NSTALL A WHEEL STOP ON A KENMORE PROGRESSIVE

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Assemble Swivel Assembly onto Kenmore Canister vac

Got this post off this web site...I just replaced my swivel and it worked:
http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/answers/Answers.action#l4q110567
To install a new swivel assembly, you will need 2 small, flat tip screw drivers. Unplug the vacuum. Push the screw drivers in between the hose and the collar where you see the seams in the plastic collar on the end where the hose enters the collar. This will release tabs that hold the collar to the swivel. Pry and pull the collar back over the hose and then pull the small screwdrivers out of the collar. Slide the collar back along the hose. Unplug the wiring connections from the hose. Pull the hose wires up and out of the holder on the swivel assembly. Lift the tabs on the side of the hose and pull it off of the swivel. Push the new swivel onto the hose. Align the hose wires and secure them in the holder. Plug the wires from the swivel into the hose wires (blue to blue, white to white). Secure the swivel wires into the wire holder on the swivel assembly. Push the collar back up the hose and onto the swivel with the plastic seams aligned with the tabs on each side of the hose. Snap the collar securely into place.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Need Manual for Kenmore Progressive with Direct Drive vacuum clea

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I would suggest checking the hoses for clogs. Especially the hose right after the carpet brushes. Don't forget to clean off your brush. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore progressive 360 vacuum cleaner has low

Check the tube that leads down to the brush head for clogging as well as any motor or HEPA filters. If that still shows nothing, take the cover off the brush head (like you're changing the belt) and look for obstructions in there. Usually, if you have low suction on the accessory hose, the problem is with a motor filter, HEPA filter, or a clog where the hose goes into the unit. If you have good suction on the accessory hose but none on the floor, it's usually in the brush head (clog or broken belt) Good luck

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

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SOURCE: I HAVE A KENMORE PROGRESSIVE

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel but I bet you have the same problem and the hose is clogged...

Bissell Bagless Upright Vacuum not working
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4387950-bissell_bagless_upright_vacuum_not

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Posted on Aug 21, 2010

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SOURCE: I forgot to put a bag in my kenmore vacuum

If the motor is running, there's a good possibility the fan is broken or worn down. This will result in no airflow. Solution? Replace the fan assembly or vacuum. I recommend a vacuum that won't run without a bag and has sturdier and multiple fans in the motor assembly.

Posted on Nov 18, 2010

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Why did the brush roller stop spinning?


With the cleaner unplugged, turn the unit over and look inside the opening where the brush is located. Do you see the clogging of the brush with lots of hair? If so, you will need to disassemble it to remove the hair. In any case, you will probably need to take off the cover to see if there is an obstruction jamming the brush. Also, check to make sure that motor for the brush is getting power. If there is an electrical cable on the outside connecting the brush housing to the rest of the vacuum cleaner, check if it is disconnected. When you have the cleaner on, do the lights glow? Do you hear the motor running? Try the above and report back.

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go to this web page and proceed:
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The beater bar on my Kenmore Progressive stopped turning. I tried to clean the hair out of it, then switched it back on. The bar still wasn't turning and then it started to smoke..... lots of smoke,...


The belt is broken.First while looking at the brushes,find the screws that hold that bottom plate on.Remove the screws and the plate comes off.This will allow you to lift the brush out of the vacuum.It is important to make note of how the brush fits in the vacuum.The new belt will fit on a groove on the brush.The other end fits on a small wheel about six inches back from the brush.


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Wheel is sticking. I want to remove the wheel to clean the axel. kenmore 116.27514700


Hi,

Thanks for the clarification. This is actually fairly simple to remove the rear wheel, however as you'll see after this has been removed, there really is no axle attached to this. It just snaps into the main canister housing. It may be that your wheel has broken, and a new wheel may fix your problem.

First here's a link to the parts shematic for your model so you can follow along:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=11627514700&productCategoryId=0642000&brandId=0582&brandDescription=KENMORE&modelName=VACUUM-CLEANER&diagramPageId=00001&componentDescription=CANISTER&documentId=P0706048&blt=06

Simply put a flat head screw driver behind the brush, and pry it off. It will easily come right off. You may inspect the wheel, and the wheel housing that it snaps into to make sure there are no obstructions, or pet hair that are slowing the wheel down. Also look at the clips that hold the wheel in place to make sure there's no debris above the clips on the wheel that could slow down the brushes also.

If it all appears to be fine, you may spray some WD40 on the part of the wheel that spins, reinsert it back in the vacuum cleaner and test to see if that fixes it. If it didn't, you might just want to purchase a new wheel assembly.

Here's a link to the rear wheel for Kenmore canisters if you'd like to purchase a new one from our website:
http://www.govacuum.com/kenmore-panasonic-canister-rear-wheel-assembly-panasonic-part-ac99caktzv07-sears-part-4370702.html

Hopefully that helps you. If you have any questions about how to repair this, or other questions that I did not address, simply just add a comment as you did last time, and I'll be more then happy to answer any and all of your follow up questions.

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My vaccuum has no more suction


There is no drive belt on a progressive drive vacuum. It is direct drive meaning it is attached via the motor. No vacuum means no air flow somewhere in the unit. Torn bag,Wrong bag, pluged filter under bag.Make sure the opening in the bag is the correct size,too big and it will not seal. Make sure when you close the housing it seals also. No housing seal no vacuum. Kenmore vacuums tend to be plastic housings. Cracks are comon in the wheel housing area. Check there first. Plastic expoxy will work with this fix if so needed.

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there is a pedal on the left side near the wheel press down and lean the handle back.sometimes you have to lean the handle forward while presing the pedal and then lean the handle back

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The axle for the rear wheels have worn into the cut outs in the body that it goes through and they are rubbing on the wheel wells. This common for this vacuum model , the only real fix is to replace the body assembly. Sears will have to do this, this is NOT somthing you want to tackle by your self.
As for the machine locking upright that is the release lever and it just needs to be replaced.

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Beater bar


on the bottom take out 2 screws they are closer to the back wheels pull off cover there is a plastic cover over the beater bar take off there is a belt if it broke or wore out change the belt that should fix your problem

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