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I have an older model kenmore upright 30475. how do i change the belt on it.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Upright Model 116.356224400. Belt

A picture is worth a thousand words, so the diagrams in this manual should be helpful:
35622 Owner Manual

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SOURCE: Kenmore upright model number 86039259990. The

don'thave to smell, the belt just snapped in half.unplug the vacuum and try to turn the brush roller by hand,if it turns real freely the belt is broke.it should be kind of hard to turn by hand if the belt was good

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it should b on the bottom.small screws and plastic groovesto hold it tight,if you like having nails,i would take it to a vac shop. Lots of little shops in the yellow pages

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How do I change the belt on the 116 model?


To properly fix a belt on a Kenmore vacuum, you will first need to indicate whether this is an upright or a canister vacuum. The model given, 116, is only the first part of the model number, and all Kenmore vacuums, upright and canister style, start with 116. There is a period first, then a whole string of numbers, 116.255553 etc.

Kenmore vacuums are mainly made by Panasonic for Sears, and most will use a Panasonic belt. If the belt is an upright, this makes it simple, and will be a Panasonic "UB" belt.

For a canister vacuum, most models use what's referred to as a cogged belt. This type of belt has little teeth on the inside of the belt, and is Panasonic CB-5 belt.

Instructions on How to Replace the Belt for an Upright;
There will usually be to plastic screws on the top of the agitator housing on the base of the vacuum, that will say belt access. Simply take a flat head screw driver, and turn the screws so that the screw is pointing up and down on both sides. Then pull the plastic agitator housing, or the top of the base of the vacuum off. Inside you will see a the roller brush, and the belt (or broken belt). Simply take the new belt and wrap it around the silver pulley located in the back of the machine, opposite the roller brush, and wrap the other end of the belt through the roller brush. Stretch the roller brush back into the housing of the machine, and replace the top of the base of the vacuum back on the machine. You should give the belt a tug, to ensure that the brush is spinning when the belt is being pulled..

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Kenmore upright Model 116 31912101 Brush doesn't turn. Little red reset pin doesn't move.


Something is jammed in it or the belt is bad.Turn it upside down.You will see 4-6 screws.Remove the screws and the plate they are holding.Now the brush is exposed.The belt hooks on to the brush and a small wheel on the other end.Remove the brush and belt.Make sure the area is free of debris.While you have it off,replace the belt.

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Is there an easy way to see if a drive belt may be broken? It's so difficult to push my Kenmore upright vacuum!


Well there is only turning the vacuum over and see if the brush is rotating.

If it is not moving then you need to replace the belt.

If you need to know how to remove the bottom plate to replace the belt, please post the model number, the numbers you posted above are not the kenmore model numbers, the model numbers will look like this

316135912,FPF311PHSB, FGF316WGSK

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Belt is broken


there is no belt on your model there is a reset button on the side by the brush

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My purple proggesive kenmore upright motor works but beater not beating help thank you


I just had the same problem - reset button didn't trip - cleaned the roller - ultimately found there is an override switch at the point where the hose attaches to the base of the vacuum - it disables the roller when you use the attachments. The hose had become loose (but not disconnected) enough to trip the switch. An easy fix after alot of tinkering... p.s. All those "experts" that said to change a belt obviously don't understand that this model is beltless...

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Kenmore Vacuum cleaner #175.3866180 bags and belt


I logged into the Kenmore website, entered the vacuum model no. and found that the bag has been superceeded by 20-50004, which appears to be available only from Kenmore. The belt required is #5270.

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Kenmore upright model number 86039259990. The


don'thave to smell, the belt just snapped in half.unplug the vacuum and try to turn the brush roller by hand,if it turns real freely the belt is broke.it should be kind of hard to turn by hand if the belt was good

Mar 04, 2009 | Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with...

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Kenmore Upright Model 116.356224400. Belt


A picture is worth a thousand words, so the diagrams in this manual should be helpful:
35622 Owner Manual

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Belt broken a a Kenmore model 116 canister vacuum


Greetings from GoVacuum.com,

To properly fix a belt on a Kenmore vacuum, you will first need to indicate whether this is an upright or a canister vacuum. The model given, 116, is only the first part of the model number, and all Kenmore vacuums, upright and canister style, start with 116. There is a period first, then a whole string of numbers, 116.255553 etc.

Kenmore vacuums are mainly made by Panasonic for Sears, and most will use a Panasonic belt. If the belt is an upright, this makes it simple, and will be a Panasonic "UB" belt.

For a canister vacuum, most models use what's referred to as a cogged belt. This type of belt has little teeth on the inside of the belt, and is Panasonic CB-5 belt.

Instructions on How to Replace the Belt for an Upright;
There will usually be to plastic screws on the top of the agitator housing on the base of the vacuum, that will say belt access. Simply take a flat head screw driver, and turn the screws so that the screw is pointing up and down on both sides. Then pull the plastic agitator housing, or the top of the base of the vacuum off. Inside you will see a the roller brush, and the belt (or broken belt). Simply take the new belt and wrap it around the silver pulley located in the back of the machine, opposite the roller brush, and wrap the other end of the belt through the roller brush. Stretch the roller brush back into the housing of the machine, and replace the top of the base of the vacuum back on the machine. You should give the belt a tug, to ensure that the brush is spinning when the belt is being pulled.

Feel free to email me if you have any further questions, I'd be happy to walk you through it, or even shoot an instructional video to show you how you to replace it. My email is chris.jones at govacuum . com.

Chris Jones
GoVacuum.com
chris.jones@govacuum.com

Sep 29, 2008 | Vacuums

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