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Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner Won't Pick Up, no Suction

473.37839

The 5 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Vacuum cleaner won't pick up, no suction are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Air Filter - Part # 1608624 Mfg Part # 40110001

Air Filter

RepairClinic Item # 1608624

If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up dirt and has no suction the air filter might be clogged. Remove the filter and either clean or replace it as needed.

Place your order by 8:00 PM ET and this item will ship out today - or it's FREE!

$9.00

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Air Filter - Part # 1608628 Mfg Part # 40120101

Air Filter

RepairClinic Item # 1608628

If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up dirt and has no suction the air filter might be clogged. Remove the filter and either clean or replace it as needed.

Place your order by 8:00 PM ET and this item will ship out today - or it's FREE!

$14.20

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Vacuum Hose - Part # 1608933 Mfg Part # 43434042

Vacuum Hose

RepairClinic Item # 1608933

If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum hose might be clogged. Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch it out straight, shine a bright flashlight in one end and try to see light through it. If no light can be seen, use something to run through the hose and free up the obstruction.

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Vacuum Hose - Part # 2024942 Mfg Part # 304102001

Vacuum Hose

RepairClinic Item # 2024942

If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum hose might be clogged. Remove the hose from the vacuum cleaner, stretch it out straight, shine a bright flashlight in one end and try to see light through it. If no light can be seen, use something to run through the hose and free up the obstruction.

Place your order by 8:00 PM ET and this item will ship out today - or it's FREE!

$19.95

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Vacuum Bag - Part # 1602903 Mfg Part # 4010100Y

Vacuum Bag

RepairClinic Item # 1602903

If the vacuum cleaner won't pick up and has no suction the vacuum bag might be full. Clean or replace the bag as recommended by the manufacturer.

Place your order by 8:00 PM ET and this item will ship out today - or it's FREE!

$9.75

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