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Will not start

Works sometime. Thought it was old HEPA filter. Replaced it and it ran for a few minutes and stopped again.

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Will not start
Posted by jlouis on Apr 11, 2008
Works sometime. Thought it was old HEPA filter. Replaced it and it ran for a few minutes and stopped again.

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Kenmore 22612 Bagged Canister Vacuum. It sound sot be that it could be your electrical hose be have a short in it or your carbon brushes needs cleaning or replacement or the worst problem is that it could be your motor, fields or armature. Most motors can be rebuilt but I would check the simpler things 1st B4 you try to rebuilt or replace the motor.

I am not sure if Sears / Kenmore can download the owner’s manual from the website but I would suggest that you call the Sears / Kenmore Factory to have them send out a copy of the owners manual so that you can do it yourself or if that is not the way you want to do it contact your local vac dealer and they can help or call the factory for further assistance. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. Customer Service 1-800-4-MY-HOME 1-800-469-4663
Thanks, Don the Vac Man
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