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Kenmore powerhead on the bottom of the upright the bar which you adjust has come off with a plastic thing , i cant figure out how to put it back on

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Take it to your friendly neighborhood vacuum professional and ask for help.

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Take a butter knife and/or flat head screwdriver and press forward on the four tabs that retain the pedal.

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there is a reset button under the handle its gray and has a brush pic by it this should rest it.
and as far as puting the belt back on try going from the bottum plate it should just unscrew the four to six screws and pull it off hope this helps

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The part is probably available as replacement.

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