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Brush does not turn on my vaccum

The vaccum is a sears Kenmore canister type, and it has a motor that turns the brush and a light for nigth vision. neither the motor or the light work.

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Re: Brush does not turn on my vaccum

When you attach the hose to the wands, there is a connection made between the hose electrical receptacle and the cord from the powerhead. On the Kenmore, it is common for the receptacle on the hose to break away from it's seat and slide back into the handle. When this happens, the receptacle is not positioned far enough forward to make the plug-in connection. Look at the end of the hose and check the receptacle and see if it is sitting flush with the plastic opening that it sits in. If it is pushed back, that's your problem. Also check the re-set breaker on the powerhead. If you got something caught in the brush roll, the breaker will have kicked out to protect the motor.

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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