Sharp canister vacuum repair and replacement parts
Your Sharp canister vacuum is an essential cleaning tool in your home. When your Sharp canister vacuum breaks down, you'll want to fix it fast. You can trust Sears PartsDirect to have the genuine Sharp replacement parts on hand to help you get your canister vacuum going again in not time.
Common replacement parts for Sharp canister vacuums
Motor air filter. The motor air filter is a sponge that removes dirt and dust from the circulation cooling air that moves from the dirt collection chamber to the suction motor compartment. Because this type of filter usually can't be cleaned, it must be replaced when it's dirty.
Exhaust filter. The exhaust filter traps particles exhaust air from the dirt collection chamber.
Brush roll. The brush roll is a cylinder covered with rows of bristles. As the brush roll spins, the bristles lift dirt from the carpet fibers.
Wand. The wand is a stiff suction tube that attaches to the cleaning head at one end and the vacuum hose at the other end. The wand transfers dirt from the cleaning head to the vacuum hose. The wand has a handle at the end that enables the user to maneuver the cleaning head.
How to replace the suction motor in your Sharp canister vacuum
Unplug the power cord to disconnect the electrical supply to the vacuum.
Pull the release tab on the exhaust filter cover and lift the exhaust filter cover off the vacuum cleaner. Remove the exhaust filter from the housing.
Pull the plastic release tab on the front of the canister and lift the canopy hood. Remove the hood from the canister.
Remove the screws that secure the motor cover and remove the cover.
With the wires still attached, carefully lift the suction motor out of the canister. Remove the foam padding that surrounds the motor. Note the location of the wires and then disconnect them. Remove the motor and set aside for disposal.
Connect the wires to the new motor. Wrap the foam padding around the motor and then slide the motor into the canister.
Reinstall the motor cover, insert the screws and tighten firmly. Snap the hood into place on the canister. Reinstall the exhaust filter in the housing at the back of the canister. Snap the exhaust filter cover into place.