20 Most Recent Kenmore 5055, 50557 and 50558 Anti-Allergen Bags- 3 Pack Questions & Answers

If the burning smell is an electrical smell it could be motor or wiring problems which are best handled by a professional. If it smells like burning rubber it is probably the belt. If it smells like burnt wood it could be the belt slipping on the brush roll, if the brush roll is made of wood. Dust and debris can also accumulate behind the end caps of the brush roll causing friction which can cause a burning wood smell.

Kenmore 5055,... | Answered on Apr 02, 2014

It might sound very easy , but lack of power is usually the cause of a vacuum cleaner that is not working . Check that the vacuum cleaner is plugged into a working power outlet and that fuses and breakers don't need resetting. An activated thermal cut-out due to a blockage is the next most likely cause of the problem.
Tripped Circuit Breaker/ Blown Fuse
Check service panel for tripped breakers/blown fuses. If breaker is tripped, reset it. If fuse is blown, replace it. If vacuum cleaner is plugged in, make sure that the power button is in the off position before having to reset the breaker/changing fuse.

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Sep 06, 2020

The ends are cemented on. Have to be cut to remove. New ends are glued on.

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Aug 15, 2020

Some top covers are retained by coil springs. Releasing the springs frees up the cover to gain access yo the foot pedal.

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Jul 20, 2020

I just tried this trick from an Amazon review answer and it worked! I just turned the handle upset down, pressed the wand release button while the handle was in that position, and voila! The attachment came right out. Here's the Amazon quote I found via Google:

"Unplug the vacuum and remove the wand. If you cannot get your wand to release, try turning the handle over, and using gravity to allow the wand release switch to fall while you depress the wand release button and jiggle the wand in and out."

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Apr 26, 2020

The reset "button"may be defective.

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Apr 23, 2020

Have you checked the belt? The rollers are usually attached to the

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Jan 05, 2020

You have to "help" the button depress sufficiently to allow the wand to release.

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Sep 18, 2019

I don't have one of these, but is it possible that the new, clean bag has not been installed properly or the cover is not completely in place? Just some things to double check. If all else fails, I suggest calling the manufacturer. (Kenmore is owned by Sears)

Kenmore Vacuums | Answered on Aug 10, 2019

I saw a number of fraudulent web sites pretending to have the manual when I performed a Google internet search.

Please contact Sears to request assistance so you are not deceived.


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