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I need a hose for a Kenmore vacuum. The serial number I found is D80501276 and model numder is 116. Another number on the bottom is 2841080. Where can I get these? Claire Salter

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  • chris May 11, 2010

    this a canister or upright?

  • royzee May 11, 2010

    Hi Claie
    where are you?
    Rob

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Go to the Sears appliance center. They should have parts for vacuums at least up to 10 years old.

Sometimes vacuum cleaner repair shops have hoses that are used that may work. Check in your community.

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Greetings,

I believe that this is probably a Kenmore Canister vacuum cleaner, but I can't be positive. The model number 116 is just the first part, and all Sears vacuum cleaners start with model 116. There is a . after the 116 that will identify the vacuum. If you'd like me to be more model specific, or if this is an upright vacuum, please just request a clarification and I can take pictures even for you.

If this is a canister style vacuum, then you'll need to remove the foot pedal that rewinds the cord reel. There are 2 or 3 (depending on which model you have) hidden screws underneath of this pedal. You may simply pry off the pedal using a flat head screw driver. Also when you have the bag door open, you may just pull forward while it's open, and this will remove the bag door housing. There should be two screws in the front of the motor housing that need to be removed as well.

My guess from the age of the vacuum that's probably the motor that's gone. If this is the case, you probably can still get a motor if you'd like to just replace the motor inside, rather then buying a new vacuum. Typical Sears Kenmore canister motors sell for 79-120 dollars.

Again, I'd be happy to try and help you further, I will just need the entire model number after the 116. to know which vacuum you have.

If this was helpful, please click the 4 thumbs up icons in the top of the page. Thank you,

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This could also be a problem with your direct drive. These machines have a gearbox instead of a belt. (a system they quickly went away from) You may want to first take off the bottom plate and make sure there is nothing in the brushroller compartment as a paperclip can make a machine sound like an aircraft engine if in the right spot.

My best advice would be take it to a vacuum store that does warranty service for panasonic vacuums (they're made by panasonic for sears) They should be able to tell you for free in most cases after listening to it for 30 seconds wether its the motor or the gear drive and how much the parts are.

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Posted by rfrazelle on Jun 23, 2008
My old canister model 116 followed with numbers 2839580 marked Kenmore 3.9 with power-mate, worked fine until the bag got overly full. I have changed the bag, cleaned the filter, and removed a nasty hair/fur/dust clog :-p from the lower metal tube of the power mate. It now has very weak suction and won't pick up anything. I suspect a clog in the grey plastic flexible tubing attached to the canister but cannot get it apart. Advice?
RJ


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Kenmore 22313 Bagged Canister Vacuum. The best way to find a clog in an electric hose is to use a steel ball or a large marble to place inside the hose and to let it so threw as far as it can to determine where the hose clog is. Once you have determined where the hose clog is then you can use a small end of a broom handle of take an old wire coat hanger and place a hook on the end and try to pull the clog out of the electric hose – the electric hose is very expensive so try not to damage the hose in any way, shape or form. Or another way is that id you have another canister vacuum you can try to pull the clog apart by using two vacuums turned on and running. If you are successful then run the round marble or steel ball thru the hose again and the clog should be cleared.

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