Top 20 Kenmore 23613 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum Questions & Answers


It wont start

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Please provide us with a bit more details of the scenario, and also provide us with the make and model of your device... That might be due to improper power connections, any power failure or bad/shorted circuitry.. That's why, a more wider picture of the scenario is required.
6/28/2011 1:52:40 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 69 views • 0 helpful votes

I have a kenmore progressinve

Usually when you remove the hose from the swivel base and try to attach the new hose the attachment is usually not tight enough therefore the suction is always low. It is better for you to purchase the swivel head parts to enable you enjoy the use of the vacuum more. If you simply replace the hose then there is a probability that the connection might not be so airtight therefore suction becomes low and the vacuum's effectiveness would be poor. So simply get the swivel head and if possible get one already attached to a hose.
Hope this solution has been helpful?
5/19/2011 12:34:49 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 150 views • 1 helpful votes

How do i separate the pipe,suction from the

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5/8/2010 5:49:11 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 57 views • 0 helpful votes

Replacing Power Cord Kenmore Progressive Upright

That actually sounds correct, if it's the model I'm thinking of. As long as you're talking about connecting to the wires that are held in by the wire nuts you should be good to go.

10/25/2008 2:08:31 AM • Kenmore 23613... • 612 views • 0 helpful votes

Broken power head belt

Not sure which one you have, need complete model number. You can go, click on the parts link, enter you model number, click on the powerehead link. A parts list will come up along with a picture breakdown of it.
Alot of them the part covering the light is just snapped into place, push in on the side andback to release it. Remove the 2 screws, use a flatblade and stick in the slot on each side from the bottom and pry up to release it.
The other type, you tak out the 2 screws from the bottom, then on the back and each side are release tabs that you pry out to release.
5/8/2008 2:08:11 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 139 views • 1 helpful votes

Brush motor doesnt work

The cord at the bottom of the power head neck may be bad. But so could the plug connections in the hose handle, and the cord on the wand. Check both ends of the wand and make sure that the plug ends aren't burnt, if they are replace them and maybe the plug inside the hose handle.
3/24/2008 7:33:19 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 163 views • 2 helpful votes

Broken vacuum

check the belt it may have broke or stretched out
12/31/2007 7:19:12 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 223 views • 2 helpful votes

Retractable cord

I'm assuming that you have bought the new retractable cord assembly. If you have so, I believe the cord should retract going counter-clock wise (pulling it makes it spin clockwise).
2/22/2007 10:45:17 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 1,168 views • 0 helpful votes

On/off switch needs repair

you don't have to repair the switch. your vac may have a relay inside the canister which may be defective
9/13/2006 5:43:54 AM • Kenmore 23613... • 154 views • 0 helpful votes

Replacing On-Off Switch

use a butter will pop off.
3/27/2006 3:28:47 PM • Kenmore 23613... • 182 views • 0 helpful votes

Hose assembly model # on 11621714110

The hose assembly model number 11621714110 is a genuine OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) part for use with a variety of appliances, including vacuum cleaners and washing machines. This hose assembly may be used to connect various parts of the appliance, such as the pump and the tub, or to connect the appliance to a water source. I hope this information is helpful! Let me know if you have any other questions.
9/22/2022 5:46:50 PM • Kenmore Vacuums • 42 views • 0 helpful votes

What's the cubic square footage of Kenmore 253 28432809

Hi, I'm getting 13.7 cubic feet. To reconfirm, you can call kenmore customer service by dialing 1-844-553-6667. Thank you.
10/11/2022 9:09:10 PM • Kenmore Vacuums • 27 views • 0 helpful votes

I have a Kenmore canister vacuum. The problem is the the attachment called Pet Powermate doesn't spin very well

It isn’t the belt. Hair builds up in other places besides the brush. The device is made to come apart. Take it apart an clean out both ends on the shaft of roller brush. Remove tangled hair on the shaft and the brushes.
7/3/2022 3:32:04 AM • Kenmore Vacuums • 84 views • 1 helpful votes

Light and brush roll stopped working on Kenmore cannister

There is a connector somewhere in the bottom that will have gotten debris and stuff in it. Unplug the power first then clean it all contact pins that transfer power. Compressed air works the best but the effect can be gained by using a toothpick. Clearing out the connectors should restore the power to the head. If one or the other stops then its a different problem. This seems to be a full failure in the elements of the head that require power. DO NOT WORK ON ANYTHING STILL PLUGGED IN!!!
2/23/2022 3:57:25 PM • Kenmore Vacuums • 231 views • 0 helpful votes

How to replace a circuit board on Kenmore Vacumn model 11621714111

More likely to be a bad connection or brushes on the motor that need replacing. Classic symptom of bad / worn brushes.
3/1/2022 11:09:02 PM • Kenmore Vacuums • 75 views • 0 helpful votes

Kenmore air cleaner model # 43783252 quits running

Press and hold the filter reset button for 3 seconds to reset the indicator. The control may need to be replaced if it isn't able to reset. [url=]Spacebar counter[/url]
1/28/2022 7:48:02 AM • Kenmore Vacuums • 68 views • 0 helpful votes
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