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The back filter and cover blow off immed when vacuum turnd on

My Kenmore 23612 progressive...the back filter and the cover blows off as soon as I turn on the machine. There is alot of air flowing out of there. I have replaced the filter thinking it's because it's dirty and time to change. It still blows off!. Waddup?

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    Irwin Fletcher Dec 22, 2016

    I have one doing the exact same thing; I can put the filter and cover back in place but as soon as I turn the vacuum back on the filter cover begins to come out and if I move the vacuum at all the cover and filter fall out everytime

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Has the cover got tabs that is suppose to catch when it's installed? check and see if there are broken plastic ends either on the vac or cover. It should be able to catch to hold it on.

Posted on Dec 22, 2016

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Did you make sure to cut all the strings, hair, etc. out of the brush attachment on the bottom? Look in the corners too to make sure none has gotten stuck on the sides that needs to be cut out.

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check the reset button on the brush assembly which is also called the power mate. if not then take it to your local sears repair center. if it is the pc board. sears has them in stock. I think it is about $7 for the part.

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Check the hose and dirt inlet for a blockage. Also the brush roll, check it to see if you can turn it or not by hand. If not, then something may have jammed it.

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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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are the brushes moving?if so , it is clogged somewhere, that is my guess

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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