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I have a sears kenmore canister vacum cleaner that just

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stopped working. What could it...
I have a sears kenmore canister vacum cleaner that just stopped working. What could it be. It also has a hepa filter. Model number 116.25614506
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Small Appliance
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It has a
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I also have never changed the hepa filter. I don't know how to change.
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Small Appliance Technician: Michael, Small Appliance Technician replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi, thanks for response.
The vacum is about 10 years old but it doesn't get used very frequently. Maybe twice a month.
The last time I used it everything was normal. No strange sound or burning smell. It hasn't been thrown either. I was surprised when I tried to turn it on and it didn't works at all. For a moment I thought a connection was louse but no. It does nothing at all. Completely dead.
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Small Appliance Technician: Michael, Small Appliance Technician replied 1 year ago

Hi thanks, ***** ***** usually the switch or the thermal cut out. Both kind of go hand in hand so I would replace both.

But if this was well cared for the cord could be the trouble as well please inspect it visually.

If you have a meter for some testing I will help you narrow this to the exact problem.

Otherwise your best option is to contact a local Vacuum cleaner repair shop for this diagnosis and repair.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you! I think I will have my husband call you later. He is the one doing the repairs.
Don't worry about rating. I'll give you the best.
Small Appliance Technician: Michael, Small Appliance Technician replied 1 year ago

Hi your very welcome, I'm here when you need me.

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