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The foot pedal on my Kenmore 116-31912100 stays in down position like a spring is broken.

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The plastic tab on the foot pedal that acted as a return spring has broken off of the foot pedal. It's Macgyver time! For the not-so-mechanically inclined, this involves tape and rubberbands. For the somewhat mechanically inclined, a drill and small extension spring from the hardware store. For anyone freaked out just thinking about fixing the pedal themselves, $$$ for a new vacuum cleaner!

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And it probably is. Access the part & replace.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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