Kenmore Progressive 21614 vacuum cleaner

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Summary: This 23-pound canister from Kenmore is bag-equipped and has suction control, HEPA filtration, a brush on/off switch, and a 28-foot, retractable cord.
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Type: Bagged canister vacuums
About - Kenmore Progressive 21614
This Kenmore canister vacuum includes a upholstery tool, floor brush, dusting brush, and crevice tool. It weighs 23 pounds and provides helpful features such as a retractable cord, brush on/off switch, suction control, manual carpet pile-height adjustment, and telescopic wand.
About This Brand

Once exclusive to Sears, Kenmore uprights are now available in Kmart stores as a result of a merger of the retailers. Kenmore uprights typically range in price from about $80 to $300. Kenmore is the best-selling canister brand, with a wide array of models ranging from as little as $50 to $600 or so. It also offers canister hard-surface cleaners and a carpet shampooer.

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Features & Specs - Kenmore Progressive 21614
info Bag Yes
info Weight (lbs.) 23
info Brush on/off Yes
info Easy on/off Yes
info Manual-pile adjust Yes
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User Reviews - Kenmore Progressive 21614
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Huge disappointment
Long Power Cord
Poor Design
Stopped working
Best Uses
We bought this one last week. today I wanted to do test vacuuming. It stopped working in the middle of vacuuming. According to website which collects complaints about Kenmore vacuum cleaners, this is a typical problem. Now I have decide whether to return it or exchange it for a similar model. If I get a similar one, I will write another review about this model.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Bad Burnt Rubber Smell
Flimsy plastic parts
Poor Design
Poor Quality
Power Cord Got Very Hot
Best Uses
Bought for general household use- twice a month. I am replacing 15 yr old Hoover<br />and this appliance was quite inferior in its quality of parts- seemingly designed to fail.<br />In addition, to very hot cord, it gave off that terrible burnt rubber smell. I returned it.<br />(CR, what is that smell that some products seem to have these days? any idea?)
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Best vacuum ever. i've had 3 of them in 10 years. Great deal
Easy To Empty
Easy to Use
Long Power Cord
Powerful/Good Suction
Best Uses
Hardwood Floors
Pet Hair
I have had 3 of these in 10 years. Wonderful vacuums if you change the bag when you are supposed to. Powered head, and powered hand held head work wonderfully, Could suck a golf ball through a garden hose.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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