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Kenmore progressive canister

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My vacuum won't turn on unless the power brush is attached. When it does go on, there is no power in the power brush (the brush does not turn). I hear a flipping noise in the canister (like a broken belt). Do you have any idea why I'm having this problem? It seems so weird. Thank you!

Fran

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  • Fran Zenowitz Jan 23, 2008

    It's not the power brush that is the problem. The canister doesn't work unless the power brush is attached as I stated above. Someone else told me the motor needs to be replaced. Thanks.



    Fran

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Belt could be melted to the motor that spins the brush, try free spinning the brush with your hand to see if the brush spins freely, if it does not the brush bearings could be frozen, or just need a simple new belt...hope this helps

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