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Need new power brush

I need a whole new power brush - not just the roller - for my Kenmore Whispertone 116. Maybe it's also called "Progressive". I can't find this part anywhere so far. Help!

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  • mryan161 Jan 29, 2008

    Thanks, but I tried that, and it came up with zero. Mary

  • mryan161 Jan 29, 2008

    Kenmore Model 116. 53913300

    Class P-F7

  • mryan161 Jan 30, 2008

    I checked it out. That part is just the roller. I need the entire power head -- the whole unit. Thanks, Mary

  • mryan161 Jan 30, 2008

    Thank you for your time. Mary

  • mryan161 Jan 30, 2008

    Good idea, I appreciate your help! Mary



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Hi let me try to find that part for you. I assume color will not be an issue. will get back to you as soon as I can

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Get the number off the power head, it should be on the bottom, then go to, click on the parts link, put in the complete model number, a parts list will come up and you can order your part.

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    Lauren Junge Jan 29, 2008

    What is the model number of the power head, also the model of the vacuum, need the complete number.

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    Lauren Junge Jan 29, 2008

    Part # is 8192535 agi. unit, sells for 37.79.

    You can call their 1-800 #, or online at:

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    Lauren Junge Jan 30, 2008

    Not sure that you can buy the whole power head, it would be a sales item, have you talked to them at a Sears store? From that link I gave you, there is a contact at the upper right corner, try sending them an email.

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    Lauren Junge Jan 30, 2008

    Hi, had another thought, Panasonic would have a similar powerhead that I am sure would work, you might check with a dealer to find out.



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