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Kenmore Replacement Muffler #701113?

I have a Model 116.40521 central vac and need to replace the outside exhaust vent (also called a muffler). The description is formed plastic lined with fiberglass insulation. Manual part number is 701113. Availability?

Unfortunately, this part is no longer available through the original manufacturer. No authorized substitutions have been identified.

116-5521290 Replacement Power Nozzle

I have a Kenmore Whispertone Canister vacuum, Model #116-5521290. The powermate nozzle is not working, although the canister has very good suction. Is there a replacement power nozzle for this particular vacuum? If so, please indicate price. Thanks, Catherine, Pittsburgh, PA

We have the replacement power nozzle and wands for your model. You can find them here,480I

Replacement Kit for Powermate 725390 and 5266

I have a Kenmore power mate ser# 116-40523. I need a hose assembly # 725390 and power head #5266. I need the whole unit from wall to floor. Thanks

We have a lot of great choices for kits that fit your PowerMate system. You may need an adapter to reduce the hose to fit wall plates that are 1-1/4" diameter. Take a look at the kits available. We highly suggest the Stealth or Ace kit. Should we be of further assistance, you may also contact us at 800-997-2278.

1972-73 Replacement Parts

We have a kenmore central vac. 600, model 20.40521, purchased in 1972-73.. We need a new hose, new powermate 11620160 and a rubber gasket for the inlet. I am confused over the several choices and hope you can help. Trudy, Pa.

Glad to hear you vac is still running after all these years! If your wall inlet doesn't look like the ones you see on the website then you have the original proprietary and no longer made or replaceable Kenmore versions. Ones that start the suction when you lift the door. If you do please give our technical line a call for more help with those. For the vacuum head we have a replacement but we need to see what your's looks like, as well as your hose handle, since there is no cross reference for the exact replacement head. You can give us a call and we can go over that as well. We look foward to helping you.

Replace 1163489890C Head and XY Series Model BCF 27BCE Hose

Have a rental property with central vac by Kenmore. Need to replace the hose (XYseries Model BCF 27BCE) and possibly the Power mate 1163489890C? The canister (model S107 34430)seems to have good suction and working fine. Depending on price for parts, should I consider replacing whole unit? Carole, Ottawa Canada

If the vac is working fine and the noise and filtration is not an issue then stay with it. You should replace the hose, head, and tools though with the Ace Kit here

Circuit Board to Replace All Electronics

116.40531 model number. Had a central vacuum repairman come out and verify motor was good but told me the Transfer or Relay switch was bad. Then told me they cannot get parts and I would have to replace the unit for 950.00. If the motor is fine what is the part number and what would I have to order to replace the transformer/relay (if that is what it is called)

You can install this Circuit Board for Kenmore Central Vacuums using the large photo as the wiring guide. You will have to figure out a good place to mount it and may have to drill a hole or two for the mounting. It comes with nuts that hold the minibreaker and low voltage tower to the metal of the tank.

116.40523 Parts?

I have a Sears Kenmore Built in Vac Cleaning System with Cyclone Separation. Model # 116.40523 Just bought the house, I have no idea the age of the unit. Can I still get parts? Thanks

Yes, we have everything you need to fix up the system or replace parts when items are obsolete. Please let us know what you need and you can start looking at what's available here

Button Lock Tool, New Hose

looking for floor brush replacement for : Kenmore model #116 4053280, NOT friction wand, has a pop-up button to secure brush on wand...also a new hose would be nice..... Merlene, Royal Oaks

Friction fit is pretty much what all accessories are these days and they all work very well with non-friction fit wands. The tools just slide up and over the button lock on the wand. In fact, they stay good because of it. Having said that, the large tool in this set DOES have the hole for the pop-up botton,400I. For the hose replacement please read through the options here and let us know if you have any questions

Hose for Model 116.5717180

I need a replacement hose for a Kenmore central vac Model 116.5717180. Are they still available?

Yes, we have hoses for every model of Kenmore Central Vacuum. In fact, many hoses fit each model so it is your choice depending on your budget and needs. Use this page to determine what hose you want and if you need any adapter to fit your wall valve. Some Kemore wall outlets are not the standard 1-1/2" diameter but smaller and need a simple, cheap, adapter that you push into the end of the hose and leave there. Start here

Alutron CM61 Replacement Board

Looking for a replacement motor control board for a Kenmore Elite S107-34235. It's 110V, so I assume 15A. Existing board is marked "Alutron CM61". - Alex, Vancouver, Canada

Our board #235S is an Alutron board and will work in place of your central vacuum board.

116.3493591C Vacuum Parts

HI I have a kenmore central vacuum. have a powermate part list that comes with the unit. The model is 116.3493591c and the part number 8192535 is the agitator unit. I am just looking for the end caps that fits on both sides of the this unit. Thanks, harpal

The end caps are not available separately and we offer a roller for a vacuum that was sold under many names here. Many parts have been used on the Powermate.

Kenmore Wands

Hi,do you have upper/lower wand to fit kenmore central vac Model #810734430 with powermate model # 1163489890c? Installed 2002. K.

You can find Kenmore central vacuum compatible replacement parts here

116.4053280 Replacement Vacuum Hose

We have an older Kenmore central vacuum and need a hose. Th model no. is 116.4053280 and it was installed in about 1980. Can we get a replacement hose or an adapter to fit the new hoses? (Sears was no help) Thank you, Bill Anderson

Yes, we have two options for the replacement of this hose. We have many customers who have tried Sears but have found just what they need here This page has it all spelled out for you.

Kenmore Carpet Brush Parts

I have double brush power mate (Kenmore) 116.2219181. Need one metal end plate on brush beater bar assembly. Sears Parts web indicates that whole brush assembly is no longer available. Can't find end plate figure on diagram they present.

The only part that is readily available for the old Kenmore brushes is the belt. Over time the designs change and the demand for parts becomes so low that no one produces them anymore. It's time to replace the brush. You can find your compatible options here,

Kenmore Replacement Unit

hi-- my kenmore 34604 central vac just died a nasty loud death... i assume replacing the entire cannister is better then just the motor... any suggestion on a replacement that will not require rebolting / piping / wiring? thanks kelly

Due to the age of the unit and lack of replacement parts it would be best to replace the unit. Newer units run more efficiently, using less electricity for more power, and come with replaceable bags for better filtration. Replacing the unit is quick and easy. The piping and wiring inside the walls in the home does not need to be replaced and will still function the same with the new unit. It's simply a matter of connecting the pipes and wires to the new unit. Contact your local dealer for options and information at

Replace Relay?

model 11640532 built in vac. please help me find relay switch 129115-7083zp. 1hp. 125v-2hp250v.i believe part # is 701366{esp}replaced motor with new. thanks russell lavale maryland

If you can't find the part at Sears then have your electrician put in our #235S circuit board. It will take him 20 minutes and it replaces all the electronics. Use the large photo of the board as the wiring diagram.

116.4803080C Hose and Parts?

Hi, Christine from Manitoba Canada. Model 116.4803080C Class Bl-5 Serial DC2405272. Need a hose. I believe it is Electric as it has a pig tail and plugs into outlet. Pretty sure wall inlet is 1 1/2 (is that the newest wall size?) Will I still be able to use my other attachments, such as power head? It has push button release. Anywhere in Canada sell? Thanks

We can't find a cross reference on that, but if your inlets are 1-1/2" diameter then you can use a regular electric hose with corded end. BUT it may not match your accessory end, the prongs may not reach the new hose receptacles. If your power head and brush look like this one then you can choose between option 1 and 2 electric hose here

116.3493591C Replacement?


Sorry, we don't have a cross reference for that brush head. Please send a photo of it for help that way, if you would like.

Weight of Hose Options

Hi Randy in Vermont. Have a Kenmore 116-4053380 unit Circa 1987. Ready for our 3rd hose, they only seem to last about 10-12 years. Our existing hose is pigtail electric 25'. I have two questions, First what is the weight of the 30' & 35' hoses for both lightweight option 1 & direct replacement option 2? (Wife is concerned about lugging them around). Secondly, can the electric pigtail be bought less than 6'? Our 120v plugs are right next to the vac outlets. My compliments to your FAQ & videos (A++), makes understanding what I need a breeze. Thank you.

Thank you for the kudos. The 30ft newer hose weights 8.85 lbs average. 35ft is 10.85 lbs average. The older hose version 30ft is 9.35 lbs average and 10.25 lbs average for 35ft. The newer one is a lot softer then the older style and it compresses and holds it's shape. It has has better airflow for better, deeper cleaning. Regarding the 6ft cord, their is not a shorter version available. We recommend a tie wrap to keep it in order.

116.2219181 Kenmore Central Vacuum Hose Replacement

I need an electric power hose for my Kenmore central vacuum cleaner, Power-mate model #116.2219181. Becky Beldenville, WI 54003

You have a couple options and they are spelled out here. The direct replacement is option 2. It is really that easy. Let us know if you have any questions. We also have replacement heads and parts there as well. See the link in option 1.

Relay Needed

I need a relay switch for Sears Mark V was 1164060080C but the relay I needed is number 134-20102-101A (W-R/RBM). Sears discontinued.

Please watch our video regarding the electronics here and it will give you a new option

Kemore Model 116. 52313200 Vacuum Replacement?

I'm looking for Model 116. 52313200 Toni A

We have the replacement and it includes the wands because the replacement has a foot release at the vacuum unlike your original one. Foot release is a very convenient feature. If you want something better you can get the products below the first one on this page. The second option is the Ace vacuum brush and separate two wands.,406HS,406H. The second option is lower to the ground and gets under more furniture and it's belt rarely ever breaks compared to the older version. If you have any questions please let us know.

116.5318290 Replacement

Do you have a replacement Kenmore Powermate for a canister model 116.5318290. I've looked everywhere. I would need wands and all.

Yes, we have the replacement head and parts and wands for it. The vacuum head and wands are part #480 here You can also replace it with the updated version of it here,406H,406HS. It is lower, its belt rarely ever breaks, and looks a lot better too!

Canada - Need Kit - Verifying Wall Diameter

Hi, looking to purchase an entire electric kit w/hose. Canadian Kenmore, Model #11657171800 Want to make certain the hose will fit the wall inlet. thanks much...looking to purchase online as soon as I get a response. Tony K Hanwell,New Brunswick,Canada

Hi, That model utilized two diameter wall valves. If yours is near 1-1/2 inch then buy our BlackHawk Corded Kit 30 or 35ft hose or our Hayden (same as Kenmore) kit.,420GC35,418GC,419GC (Stealth is not available in Canada, We cannot ship it there.) If your inlet is near 1-1/4 inch then buy one of the those kits and this adapter to keep in the end of the hose so it fits your inlets.

Sears 600 Cyclone Parts

Sears 600 cyclone model 20.40520 needs replacement hose, powerhead & bags. Not sure if this system is too old to find replacement parts. appreciate your help. Catherine Spfld, IL

Hi Catherine, there are still parts available for your vacuum. The bag is here The hose and power head are best bought as a kit which we have a variety of here They all fit your system, just measure the valve diameter at your wall to be sure you get the right size or an adapter. If you need any help please let us know.

Converting/Changing Existing Kenmore Valve to Standard Valve

Can I change a 1977 Kenmore low voltage valves 1 1/4" opening to a air driven 2009 valves? What parts do I need? Thanks Greg


Unfortunately, that is one of the more difficult tasks to accomplish with a central vacuum system. It is too involved to attempt to explain on this platform, but we do have a brief overview with our Kenmore Inlet Valve video. You can review this video and decide if you would like to tackle this project yourself or involve a local dealer to assist.

1165419083 PowerMate Replacements?

I have a kenmore Model # 1164053380 with a powermate model # 1165419083 what replacement hose do I need. I couldn't find my model #. I belive the system was installed when the house was built 1988. Thanks for your time. Peter, Sandwich Ma.

Hi Peter, the hose and replacements for that classic vacuum and hose which was sold under many names are right here Let us know if you have any questions. The same hose is here but with more explanations so you know if you need the wall end adapter to fit the smaller wall ports they sometimes used

116.4053482 Hose and Accessories

I just bought a home with a kenmore built in vaccum but no hoses nor attacments. The model 116.4053482. It appears the wall valve only has 2 wires- 2 metal pins inside, and when i took the faceplate off, only 2 wires are present. So is this a low voltage? What is this for? My main question is, what type of hoses and attachments can i buy for this??? Please give me 3 options, the least monetary wise. I really need to vaccum! Thanks

Hi, thank you for the question. You have a Kenmore Central Vacuum with industry standard basic inlets ( You have a lot of options but to save money we can limit those to best - BlackHawk electric kit with pigtail corded hose (be sure to get two extra wands during checkout for a couple bucks). This kit will clean your carpets the best. Mid-range - TurboCat Kit works great for minimum pet hair on carpets. And last - Standard Kit It has a carpet groomer that was the best thing around in the 1970s. The hose has no handle and kinks more then the others. That is it, please call us with any questions or if you want to mix and match parts.

Kenmore PowerMate Replacement

We have a Kenmore Built-in Vacuum with cyclone cleaning and has 1.25" inlets. I am wanting to replace the power nozzle and hose. What options do we have? Judy Newton, IL

Hi Judy, you have some fabulous choices for your Kenmore system with the smaller inlets. Really, there isn't an option that you can't have! All of our electric kits, the first kits listed on this page, fit into your system when you put the hose end adapter here permentently into the wall end of your new hose It is honestly that easy and you'll love the cleaning results from any of the kits. For closer comparison see this chart If you have any questions please let us know.

116.480208 Class BI -5 Hose?

Hi rick here:I need a replacement hose for a central vacuum, Kenmore, not sure of age, guessing early eighties. model #116.480208oc, class bI -5, 30ft long. If unavailable is there a substitute that will work. The hose inlet is 1.5 inches. If there is one available, how much would it cost, shipped to ontario canada, Your help is greatly appreciated and Thank you. Rick.

Hi Rick, if your power nozzle is electric and says PowerMate then buy the second hose here If not electric then buy the third hose on the page, the Low Voltage Hose.

New Hose

I have a Sears Kenmore Mark V central vac (model # 1164090080C) and I want to replace the hose. I'm looking at a low voltage hose since I don't use the electric wand but I like the switch at the handle. What kind of hose should I purchase? Thanks, Mark Quispamsis, NB, Canada

Hi Mark, you can use the Low Voltage Hose. Your inlets on the wall have a 1-1/2 diameter opening right? If not then you cannot control the suction, but you can still use this hose for it other features such as a handle and swivel for less kinking. Just buy this wall adaptor

Use TurboCat Air-Driven Brush with Kenmore?

Can I use a TurboCat power mate with a Kenmore Central System?

Hi, yes you can use the TurboCat vacuum head with all Sears Kenmore PowerMate central vacuum systems and all hoses. The TurboCat is good for grooming small carepeted areas that do not get too dirty or have too much hair, otherwise and electric power nozzle is preferred. Here is the TurboCat:

116.4053280 Hose Attachment

I recently purchased a home that has a Sears Central Vacuum System Model #116.4053280 and it still works. I need a vacuum hose attachment. Do you sell a vacuum hose attachment that will fit this model and how much? Thanks

Hi, yes, we have a lot of great options for your vacuum system and home's needs. Kenmore, for that model, used two types of wall vacuum ports, or inlets. One with a 1-1/4 opening and another with 1-1/2 opening. If you have the smaller one you simply buy the adapter mentioned on the pages and insert it into the hose end. Start here for the electric and air powered kits. The electric is what was with the vacuum originally and they clean carpets the best. If you don't have much carpet or hair on the floors then save money with an air-driven kit. Start here and let us know if you have any questions. Oh, if buy an electric kit then be sure to buy one with 8ft cord . It is the pigtail cord that plugs into a nearby electrical inlet. Let us know if you have questions.

116.4053280 Kenmore Vacuum Hose

HI, I have a Kenmore central vac model #116.4053280, serial # 4F2 46954, class B1-5. We called Sears and they said "your out of luck" when inquiring about a new hose for it, do you by chance have any that will fit?

Hi, we get this a lot and the answer is one everyone wants to hear. We HAVE the replacement hose for all nozzles sold with each Kenmore central vacuum model and the types of inlets put into the wall. There are many options for each model. It is all detailed here There are two options for the electric hose (new style and original) and other hoses for the non-electric PowerMate nozzles. You can also replace the entire vacuum nozzle and hose with a new attachment kit. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to call. When you are finding the product you need please read about the adapters you may or may not need.

115 52513202 Belt

i have a kenmore powermate sweeper and need a new belt. The model #115 52513202 serial D31723902

Hi, the PowerMate brush did come in different looking designs. It appears the one you have doesn't look like the one supported on this website. Sorry.

116.4053482 Hose Replacement?

I am looking for the electric hose (Sears part #116.4462280) for Model 116.4053482. Can you tell me where I can locate one or if you have one that is compatible.

Hi, this is a built-in central vacuum, right? Then we do have the hose you have been looking for. In fact, we have two hose options and they are spelled out here:

NEED Canister Hose

Cynthia Louisville Ky. I have a Kenmore canister vacuum model 116-2839580 that is in dire need of a new hose. It is a two prong hose. Is there anything compatible or does Kenmore still make this one.

Hi, the end that attaches to the canister, we don't think our hose fits that. Plus our hoses are all 30ft long or longer. Our hoses fit the central vacuums and plug into wall ports. If you want, send a photo of the plug-in end of the hose and we'll see what we can find.

116.4053380 Replacement Vacuum?


Hi, hose option two here is a direct replacement for your model. Please call if you have any questions. And by the way, yes, it was that simple - we know how hard it is to find these central vacuum parts for your brand.

New to Central Vac, Need Hose and Tools

Hi, I recently purchased a house with a Sears (kenmore) central vac it is model 11640540 and the old owners took all vacuum hoses. I don't know what hose would work which ones are for my particular model. Also do you have any other replacement parts for this model. Floor sweeper, etc. I don't know if I need the low voltage hose or the other hose. Thanks for all your help

Hello, congratulations on the home and the central vacuum. We can get you up and running so your new home will be the cleanest home you ever had. You have all the options open to you with your Kenmore system. There are two things to determine which accessory kit you need. The first is the diameter of the vacuum port hole in your wall. The second is the flooring in your home. If the diameter of the suction hole is 1.25 then you need a special accessory kit or an adaptor (#302-1.25ST) for any kit you want. Regarding the flooring of your home, if you have any carpeting it is best to have any of our electric vacuum attachment kits. An attachment kit has the hose and tools for your entire home. There are speciality tools you can get as well but a kit covers all the basics. Start here and get back to us with any questions Oh, also you can test the system first using

Hose for 1.25-inch Diameter Inlets

Diane, North Kingstown RI I need an electric replacement hose for my Kenmore power-mate built-in vacuum system. They no longer make this hose. The part no. is 20-4465. It has two prongs at the top connection .. and goes into a 1.25 diameter inlet hole. Please tell me what parts I would need. .. and you are offering a discount on an upgrade .. what is that approximate cost .. for the better one.

Hi Diane, for your Kenmore 1.25 inch diameter inlets you can use the following 30ft or 35ft hose AND the metal stub tube. The hose fits the PowerMate electric head and is like the original one being wire reinforced.,343C,302-1.25ST. The cord on the wall end plugs into a nearby electrical outlet. The upgrade would be to the first hose and two adaptors listed on this page The modern hose is lighter weight, easier on your furniture and very pliable. If you'd like to upgrade to a new hose and power head then any of our electric kits will fit your system so long as you buy the adaptor steel tube in the first link above. Here is an overview of the electric kits and call us for seasonal specials.

Attachment Set Options for 70s Kenmore Central Vac

I have Kenmore model 11640523 central vac (approx, 1977). I need hose and attachment set. Can you help?


Hi, you have a lot of great options. You can stick with the 70s vintage Hayden also know as Kenmore products or treat your home to quieter, more durable, and easy to use product such as the Stealth and in many ways the EdgeLift. No matter which electric kit you buy you will need this adaptor to put permanently into the hose IF YOUR wall inlet is 1.25 inches in diameter. If 1.5 then you don't need the adaptor. Start off here for an overview of the kits and when you buy one be sure it is the 8ft Cord version (EdgeLift comes with the corded hose no matter what). All the kits have a 35ft version available. Let us know if you have any questions.

Need Vacuum Bags

We have an older Kenmore central vacuum system and I'm trying to find bags and hoses for them. Can you help out? Kenmore: Model #11640532

Hi, usually the Kenmore central vacuums do not take bags, they just empty the lower bin and that is it. But if yours did take bags than finding the closest match from these will work out just fine

Sears Kenmore Central Vacuum Hose 50ft

I have a Kenmore Central Vac - Don't know year - It was there when we moved in. Model #116.480208UC Class BI-5 - I would like a 50' replacement hose. Do you have these? Thank you. Sue

We have the Basic Hose 50ft here with a different hose end if your wall port diameter is 1.25" and not the standard 1.5".,302-1.25A. If you want a better hose then buy this 50ft hose and push in adaptor for 1.25" diamenter inlet holes,302-1.25ST.

Copper Band Engages Vacuum

Brian - Chicago I have a pre-1970 (kenmore) system that activates by PRESSING a copper band on the outlet and has 1.25 inch diameter hole. What outlets can I update my system with without changing anything but the wall outlet?

Hello Brian, since Sears left this industry there are no more inlets this size at all that fit into the backing plate hole in the wall behind them. We are so sorry! Plus having to touch it once for one and another time for off means you have an out dated unit as well with a latching relay. Please call us for some ideas on how to upgrade.

Motor for 20.40521

Neil, New Gloucester, Maine I have an older Kenmore central vac. 600, Model 20.40521, s/n 3f3 63006, 120v. The motor has died (electrical smell, loss of power) and knowing it is an older unit, is it possible to still get a replacement that will fit???? Thanks

Hello Neil, it is a 116.40521 that you need a motor for. If there is any question a visual comparison with assure you that this is the replacement motor,220,how2mtr .

Accessories for Kenmore Canister Vac

I have a kenmore canister vac and just received a new hose and metal fitting. Both seem to work great. Now I realize that i need a brush or two. I don't plan to use the beater bar anymore. We have lots of tile and a couple of rooms with carpet. What do you recommend for a brush (or two if necessary)?

Hi, all our accessories from the links on this page will fit your regular vacuum. Start on the hard floor tools page. There is a Combo Tool that will do the floors and carpet in your home without any moving brush roll.

Hose for PowerMate

Woody, Pahrump, NV Which powered hose for a Kenmore 1.25\" inlet that plugs into a standard wall outlet for the Powermate should I buy to replace the hose? The (Powermate works OK, the hose has had it) Thanks.

Hello, you can use this 30ft or 35ft hose AND the metal stub tube in order to fit your 1.25 inlets. The hose is used by and enjoyed by many of our Kenmore customers.,343C,302-1.25ST

New Attachment Kit, New Vacuum Receptacles

I have a hour with an old 1.75 inch kenmore system. i need all new hoses and tools, and a new vac unit as well. (currently my vac turns on when the door is opened) Since I am replacing everything else, can i just replace all of the inlet valves to the industry standard on your page What else would I need to buy except the 6 inlet valves to make them fit? Thanks!So sorry for this! Of all the items we deal with this is the most difficult to get around. Please read this write up here and then call us if you have more questions.

Hi, we have awesome new attachment kits for your system that plug right into your 1.25 diameter inlet valves. In fact any of our kits fit into your inlets by simlpy adding our adaptor to the hose Here isour Kenmore page to get you started For the wall ports, of all the items we deal with this is the most difficult to get around. Sears doesn't make the inlet plate any longer and there are no compatible replacements. Please read this write up on the difficult process to put new inlets in and then call us if you have more questions.

PowerMate Replacement Motor

We have a Sears' PowerMate central vacuum. The motor in the power head is bad (doesn't work). Do you have replacement motors?

Hello, if your power brush looks like the one on this page then you find the correct motor lower down on the page. The vacuum was sold under other names including Hayden as you see here.

Replacement Inlets?

I need several new inlets for a Kenmore 500 Cyclone Model #116.504 Serial # 7G4 20065, 115 V 60 Cycles 12 amps. The ones I have have a button to push to start. Do you have anything to replace these. Thanks, Denise, IL

Hello Denise, typically there are no replacements for Kenmore Central Vacuum wall receptacles. That is if the intake hole is 1.25 in diameter. If it is around 1.5 you are fortunate but it will take some work to get new ones because you have to press the button to start it and to shut it off. That is a latching relay and obsolete. You have two options. Buy this inlet and door bell buttons from a hardware store and create your own push button inlets,653HA,653HI. Or buy any of these inlets and replace your central vacuum unit with a modern one (no latching relay). For more help please call us toll-free!


My Kenmore central vac hose has a small attachment that is the adapter for the power cord. This allows a right-angel turn where the power cord plugs into the hose. this part is lost, and I do not see it in the Kenmore parts lists. Without it, the power cord interferes with the connection of the hose to the vac wall socket. The needed part is worth a buck, while a new hose is 180 bucks. Any ideas?

Hi, our experience with Kenmore Central Vacuum customers is that our #320 cord replaces the L connection and the cord. Here is the part

Fit all Hoses?

So glad I found you! I have an old central Kenmore vacuum system in need of a hose. It has the 1.25 diameter and is the kind that the suction starts when you open the inlet. It looks like I need the Metal Stub Tube to convert it to 1.5. My questions to you are: 1. can I use the low -voltage hose with the button lock and the switch on the hose? 2. what is the longest hose I can get for it? Thanks so much!

Hi, we are glad you found us! Yes, you need the adaptor for your 1.25 inch diameter inlets. It fits all hoses with a plastic body end. Using the low voltage hose is a great idea. It has a comfortable grip, 360-degree swivel for less kinking, and is made better than basic hoses. We sell the hose up to 50ft long and you can check them out here

Upgrade to Electric Vacuum Brush?

I have a sears Kenmore model 116.40531 built in vacuum, recently the hose has gone beyond repair and the wand needs to be replaced. is it possible to upgrade to an electric model. I have the 1.25" hose wall unit. What is the difference between using an electric power head and the turbo cat? is the electric unit better than using the non-electric turbo cat? deb/st louis

Hello Deb, you are one purchase away from being stunned at the effects of an electric brush on your carpets and working flawlessly with your existing system. On our Kenmore page we have the Stealth Kit for the smaller diameter ports. If you want to save money and have have a great system, buy our EdgeLift Kit and this adaptor which you will push into the end of the hose. The electric works far better on carpet. The electric motor is stronger and the suction is many more times that of the air powered brush. Here is the Kenmore page: the EdgeLift page: and the adaptor:

Motor for 116.40531

I am looking for a replacement motor for a Kenmore model# 116.40531. It is very old but worked perfectly until recently when the motor went.

Hose part for my Hoover Upright

Hi: We have a Kenmore Progressive Upright with Hepa Filter Cleaner, 120 AMPS, Model 116......34613305. Where the hose is attached at the bottom right hand side of the cleaner, the tip of the hose has broken off. Is there any way we can replace the plastic tip of the hose that pushes into the plastic receptor at the base of the cleaner without having to buy an entirely new hose. Dave, Falls Church, Virginia

Hello Dave, Please contact our offices at 1-800-997-2278 (M-TH 7-5 PST) for more information.

Replacement Handle Release

HI,I have an old KENMORE BUILT-IN VACUUM CLEANER MODEL NO 116.4053280. it has the POWER MATE MODEL NO 116.2219181 I only need the handle release part NO.742755 Would like to know if part is still available thanks. JOHN, Los Angeles CA,

Hello John, those parts where sold under many names. We sell them under Hayden . What is available can be found here:

Kenmore PowerMate Wand

I have a old kenmore model.116 # 27085790 Will the Older Lower Wand for PowerMate fit it? Is this wand new or used? Ana J

Hello Ana, yes this is most likely the wand. It was used with a lot of PowerMates, but please do a visual comparison. And, yes, it is brand new. We sell a lot of them for Kenmore / Whirlpool older models.

Replace Motor for Nozzle Brush?

I have an old 1980 model Kenmore central vac. The motor on the beater brush is bad, is there a replacement motor available? The brush and other parts of the unit are still in relatively good shape. Thanks, Joseph from Philpot, KY

Hello Joseph, we have a lot of PowerMate parts because it was actually a generic brush used by many companies and sold under many names. This long page is full of parts and replacements including the motor in the brush.

Sears 116.5718180 Needs Parts

I have a Sears Central Vac system. Model 116.5718180. Love it, but needs parts. Do you carry the hose and power head? If not, can you make a recommendation on replacement without removing canister or tubing in walls to support. Thanks!

Hello, You will not need to remove the piping or anything to use our replacement hoses and nozzles that are the replacements for your model. Please start here for the complete kits and possible adaptor you may need. Look around on the Kenmore help page for more information. If you have questions please let us know.

Cord Needed

we need the cord for our sears central vacuum

Hello, by cord do you mean the 30ft hose? The please read about the options here or call us. Or did you mean a cord that attaches to the hose end? This replaces that cord and elbow

Hose for Kenmore Sears 11640540.

need replacement hose for model 11640540. has beater. any ideas?

Hello, we have the hose you need, it is just a matter of figuring out which one. We detailed it on this Kenmore page here. Please start here and call us if you have any questions.

Ship to Canada?

There seems to be no option for shipping to Canada. Do you ship to Canada, I am in desperate need of this part. Thanks, Grant in Toronto

Hello Grant, we do ship to Canada, and have great shipping rates and prices.

Utility Valve Replacement

We have a Sears Model#4052 Built-In Vacuum Cleaner. We need part #20 4240 Utility Valve Assembly, Spring-operated cover. Whirlpool Manufacturer - Now built by Matsushita(don't know their product #) Josef - Ashland/West Salem, Ohio

Hello Josef, those are no longer available. Please call us for more information.

116-40521 Motor

Kenmore built-in vacuum model 116-40521, motor original number 70033 (569184?) do you have a replacement? Regards George A Oregon City, Oregon

Hello George, we have the motors that fit the Kenmore vacuum systems but we don't have a cross reference for all the models. We have come across a lot of their systems and have that these are the motors they used It is quite simple to measure and see the one that is yours. If you need help please let us know.

500 Model Motor

Dear sir or Madam, I have a kenmore central vacuum system model 500, I need a new motor for this system but on your web site I cant find the motor model I have on the system, my motor model number is 116.504 is the another motor that fits or do I have to order this special. regards Ian P

Hello Ian, we have the motor. It is always one of the ones listed on the Kenmore page online at our website. If you need help finding it please call us when you have the motor and a tape measure near you. Thanks.

Need Valve Assemply and Unit Parts

Hi! I am looking for replacement parts for our Kenmore Model 116500. The parts I need are 1)unit valve assembly (p/n 616588); 2)unit remote control/power button (p/n 616633)and 3)canister clip (don't have p/n). I looked on the Sears site but was informed the above parts are not available. Eventually, we'll need to break down and buy an MD unit, but are trying to economize for now. Thanks much! DLD PS I ordered an attachment kit and hose for our unit in '05 and they still work great. The service and ease of purchase was terrific! Thanks.

Hello, we feel your pain with Kenmore. Worst of the issues is the inlet covers. They are nowhere to be found AND are not replaceable with anything on the market unless you spend hours on each one to cut the pipe in the wall through the 4x2 hole. Parts you need for the can are not available either. Grade A units are available for a significant discount when you have the funds though! Sorry.

Motor for Kenmore 500 Central Vacuum

I have a Kenmore 500 central vacuum in need of a motor replacement. The model number of the vacuum is 116504, serial number 8F327654. It is a 115 v 12 A motor. Can you recommend a replacement motor and cost. Thank you

Hello, Kenmore built central vacuums using one of the motors listed here: Use the dimensions and overall look of the motor to find the one you need. It is really quite easy and if you need a hand we can do it right over the phone.

Need Replacement Hose

Need to replace Kenmore electric vacuum hose to fit power-mate model #1162219181C. Serial #83M4412176 Previous hose part #204465 Canister Model #11640540 Serial #9M522933 Wall unit 1.25 inch dia. Beverly/Littleton

Hello Beverly, so glad you found us. Our Kenmore customers have two choices of hose. The first is a new technology hose that works with your system and allows you to upgrade to a new power brush easily when yours fails. The second hose option fits much better into the Power-Mate head and it is the heavier feeling hose compared to the new hose in option one. You will have to buy an adaptor to fit the smaller inlet valves and it inserts into the hose wall end. The options are explained more hear and we are also here to help you by phone, toll-free.

Hose for 1.25

I have a built in central vacuum system (Kenmore 600). I need a replacement hose with an inlet diameter of 1.25". Do you stock any?

Hello, yes, help all of Kenmore's frustrated customers! We have electric and non electric hoses. You may call for help on our toll free number or take a look at our Kenmore page for details at

Need 50-foot Hose and Kit

I have a Kenmore 600 built in central vacuum system. I need a replacement hose (50'), wand, and nozzle. Do you have what I need?

Hello, we have what you need but want to make sure we get it right based on your inlets and vacuuming needs. Please call us toll-free to help you out most efficiently. We need to know the diameter of the inlet hole in the wall, if you have carpeting, and if you need electric or non-electric hose and beater brush.

116.52512201 PowerMate Nozzle Parts

My name is Brendan. I have a Kenmore vacuum with a power mate head. The power drive seems to be not working although the vacuum strength is very strong. The model is: 116.52512201 and the Serial is: D21204516 please advise how I can have this section of the unit replaced and at what cost. Thank you

Hello Brendan, that PowerMate brush was sold under several names. The exact brush was also called Hayden. Here is a shopping page of all the parts we sell for it. Most of the parts are near the end of the page.

Electric Kits Besides Stealth - for Kenmore Central Vac

I have a Sears mod. 116.4053380 and need replacement electric kit. Besides the Stealth models what else is available that will replace what I have? Looking for a more reasonable price. Len Sykesville, MD.

Hello Len, we have the BlackHawk, Hayden, and EdgeLift (coming out July 5, 2007). The corded verion of any of these will fit an inlet of 1.5 inches diameter and if you have 1.25 diameter just buy this and swedge it into the hose end.

116.5718180 and 20-44620 Replacement Kit / Tools

I am looking for replacement parts for the Kenmore Power-mate vacuum cleaner model no. 116.21195 116.5718180 Power-mate Brush w/wands. The original brush (116.21195) was replaced with this model. 20-44620 Attachment set with electrified hose. (includes all tools) Please email me part numbers, pricing and availability. Thank you, Sandy Bellmawr, NJ

Hello Sandy, you have a couple of choices. You can upgrade to more modern equipment that fits right into your system or you can still use the older equipment. The newer would be the Stealth and the older is referred to as Hayden or Kenmore replacement. You need to decide which kit and then take a look at your wall ports to determine if they are 1-1/4 or 1-1/2 diameter. Then you will know what to buy when using this information and this guide here for the Stealth and this for the Hayden (first three products)

Replacement Hose and Brush Attachments for Kenmore

I need to replace the hose and floor/rug brush attachments to my Sears central vac, model# 116.40590 Serial# 8L5 32225. Thanks, Sharon Nashua

Hello Sharon, your Kenmore system with love the new attachments, especially the electric Stealth. There are a couple of things to consider about the hose connection to your wall. We have something great to fit your wall inlets and you can figure it out on the Kenmore page in the link here or you can call us for helpful assistance

Bag? New Kit?

My husband and I purchased our home three years ago. It was equipped with a Kenmore Central Vacuum (Serial # 9821216328; model 34606 c 107. The power head is not working properly for the vacuum; it will not move the brushes very fast and dirt seemingly gets stuck in the hose. The suction portion works great. Also, I can not find the proper sized bags to fit the canister. Any advice?

Hello, we have not seen a Kenmore Central Vac with a disposable bag. You have a filter up in the can right? That is all that is need, simply dump the bucket without a bag. Let us know if you have something different. It sounds like you are ready for a new attachment kit! We have a variety based on your flooring and cost. We highly recommend the Stealth Kit, as do our customers, if you have wall to wall carpet. Please visit the Kenmore Help Page.

Cord and Fuse Plug Replacement for Kenmore / Sears

I have a part for my central vacuum system which is marked fuse link, a number 2, Htrs. Inc. 125V 5A. This is an L shaped plug. It is broken and I would like to replace it. Can you help me? Thanks

Our #320 Cord is both the cord and fuse and fits all Kenmore central vac hoses.

Need Replacement Cord, Not Hose

I have a Kenmore Model 116.4702C built-in vacuum with an electric hose Sears No. 34564. I need to replace the 8 ft electric cord / pigtail. Are these sold separately?

With our experience, the #320 cord has always worked for the Kenmore hose. See it here

Kenmore 204464 Hose Replacement

Do you have the 25 foot hose, longer would be better, for Kenmore built-in 20.40521? The hose # 204464.

Kenmore is not showing this as a part. Please call us, we are 99% sure we have a replacement. We just need to ask you some questions so please be home when you call. 800-997-2278 PST M-TH

Replace Old Handle?

I have a Kenmore/Sears central vac serial number 9841228843. Everything works great but the handle/grip with the on/off switch that connects the hose to the upper wand is broken. The handle receives two prongs from the wand. I do not know what year the vacuum is but the house is 11 years old. Is it possible to buy a new handle? Thank you

As far as we know there are not handle replacements. You will need a new hose.

116.040531 Hose

do you have hoses and attachments for model 116040531 serial # 8c396038. its a kenmore and what will the cost be?

We don't have a cross reference for 116.040531. That number is not coming up. If it is a central vacuum then yes. If it is a PowerMate central vacuum we have an awesome Stealth Kit that fits right into your system.

Power Brush and Price

Do you have a Power Brush for Kenmore Model 116 and what would be the price? Thanks, Emma

If you have a PowerMate Central Vacuum, the power brush is usually replaced with this brush here (a few products down on this link). Costs over $200.

Model #116.5015090 Replacement Hose

Do you have replacement hoses for Model #116.5015090?

The Kenmore PowerMate Central Vacuum hose is replaced with one of these hoses (varying lengths and colors) and if your vacuum wall inlet is 1.25 inches in diameter you will need the stub tube as well.,342GC,342C,343C,302-1.25ST

Hose for Canister Vacuum?

I have a Kenmore Canister vacuum cleaner, Model 116.28450. The hose is wearing out and I would like to replace it. The vacuum works just great, but the hose has two holes in it. The parts list shows Part # 4150579 for the hose for Model 116.2845081. Can I buy a new hose? Thanks for any information you can give me. Nancy Elbert

The hose we sell is 30ft long and will fit PowerMate built-in central vacuum systems but may not be what your canister vacuum needs. Take a good look at this hose and see what you think. For Kenmore Central Vacuums with a hole in the wall that is 1.25 diameter you will also need this hose insert adaptor.

Motor for 116.405280

I have Kenmore central vacuum model 116.405280. I can not find this model number listed on your website. I need to replace the motor. Which of your model numbers will work for this vacuum? Richard A. Kenyon

Glad you found us. We help a lot of customers in your situation out. When we come across a Sears unit we don't have a specific mention of we find that one of the motors used in these Kenmore units was the motor used in yours. Please do a visual comparison and a measurement comparison (click on the link next to the motor for specifics). If you want help please call us when you have at the motor and have access to it. It really is that easy. Also, our #235S circuit board for around $30 can replace all your electric components, many owners have done this,

Dust in Exhaust

I have a Kenmore/sears built in vacuum model 116.40534. Much small dust comes out of exhaust while in operation. Is there a filter that I can purchase?

You should vent this unit to the outside with an exhaust vent cap, pipe, and fittings. If that is not possible, you could use these exhaust filters cautiously.

Need Circuit Board

i blew my kenmore elite cent vac up after plugging it in. Fried the circuit board. dont know if it is my plug in. there was a central vac plugged in it before but i had to change the plug to a standard plug. the plug is on the same breaker as my fridge at 30 amps is this my problem? where to get new circuit board?

30 amps should not be a problem, but if it was 220 volts going into a 110 volt machine you will blow the board. Please check that. You can use our #235S Circuit Board.

Lower Wand for Kenmore

I am looking for a replacement LOWER wand to my Kenmore Powermate model 2635080. do you have something. If so, do you have an "800" telephone number I can call and give you a credit card to charge it too? Thanks!

Yes, we have the wands! Please call us at 800-997-2278 M-Th PST.

Hose for 116-4803080C

I have a Sears Kenmore Power Mate Model 116-4803080C that needs a new hose. What replacement part(s) do I need to be able to use my central vacuum system again? Everything works with the exception of the hose which has so many cracks it just won't work even if it was duct taped. Thanks.

Is this a built in central vacuum cleaner? If so please read the hose section on the Kenmore Help page. If it is not we may not be able to help you.

Replace Old Hose Handle Parts?

I have a Hole-in-the-Wall Vacuum purchased from Sears in 1967. The motor has been replaced and works perfectly. At the time of purchase I bought The Kenmore Power-Mate Beater Bar. The replacement part I need is the connection between the wand and the hose. This assembly consists of an on-off switch and a fused electrical cord to the wall. I have the 25' hose which connects the on-off switch part to the hose and then the suction pipe in the wall.

As you know Sears abandoned the central vacuum years ago. Homeowners are excited to find us because we sell replacement hoses and PowerMate (Hayden) carpet brushes all available on our Kenmore Sears Help Page ( Unfortunately, we don't have any parts to replace the original internal hose handle or connection parts.

Kenmore Upper Wand?

Is this wand part (Cord Channel Upper Wand) compatible with Kenmore canister vacuum cleaner Model # 116.2245091 (Part # 747264)? Mine is broken, and I'm trying to get a replacement. Thank you, Rich Schroeder

#406H on the Wand Page fits the this and the older PowerMates. The difference is that the 2-pin cord sits lower at the top than on the #406SU.

Kenmore Replacement Hose

I need to replace the hose for my Kenmore Model 11640523 central vacuum system - which kit do I need? Nicole

If your carpet brush is the PowerMate, as most are, you have two options. Please read this and if you have more questions let us know.

115334-W Motor Replacement

I have a Sears Central Vac with LAMB motor part # 115334-W. Is this the same part with or without -W? George Heston

Yes, this is exactly the motor you will need.

Kenmore Hose and Wands

I have a sears unit central vacuum model on the canister is 1164053380 and i need to replace the hose and wand and get attachments strictly for hardwood floors- my old hose was electric and could attach to my electric beater brush via a plug near the hand held area- but i do not need the powermate anymore- only a brush type to attach to the new hose if you have one or can recommend one

Not a problem and you will save a lot of money no needing electric carpet brushes. Measure the diameter of the hole the hose is inserted into in the wall. If it is around 1.25 inches you will by a basic hose with reduced cuff (and friction wands and any hard floor brush), if around 1.5 inches you will by a low voltage hose without button lock (and friction wands and any hard floor brush). See the Kenmore page if you are not already on it.

Replace Kenmore Attachment Kit?

Will this replace model 1165718180?

The Stealth Kit will replace all Kenmore central vacuum kits - and is a fantastic choice. The next question is if you have 1.25 inch diameter hose connections at the wall inlet or 1.5 inch. The 1.25 inch inlets start the suction when lifted, BEFORE the hose is inserted. Depending on the inlet you have, we have the correct kit for both. And both come in 30ft and 35ft hose lengths. See the Stealth information towards the top of the Kenmore page.

Replacement Motor, No Number on Original

Hi, I have a Kenmore Central vac has model # 34604 on it. We took is apart and found it has a Lamb motor in it but no number on the motor. Can you give me a motor number so I can order a new motor?

The best we can do now is direct you the Kenmore page where you will have to do a visual comparisons and click on the details of the various motors to compare measurements. Also, call us toll-free and we can help you. Have the motor nearby.

Stealth Kit for Modern Kenmore Vac Inlets

Which Stealth kit will replace my Kenmore Mod. 116-4053380 unit? The system starts after I plug the hose into the outlet. Len

For all Kenmore systems with a 1.5 inch diameter wall inlet (starts after hose is inserted), the Stealth kit that fits is the 423GC30 and the 423GC35 (both have a corded hose). One has a 30 foot hose and the other a 35 foot hose. You are going to love the Stealth Kit guaranteed. Be advised though that the new, better technology and very durable hose, will feel very weak to you since you spent years using a steel wire reinforced hose. When you get the new hose stretch it out and let it relax. Hang it up in four or five loops.