Great vacuum for the price
I bought this a month ago. I have a 2 storey and it does a great job. The cord is probably standard vac length - could be longer -And it is a crap job to empty as you need to shake the filter as well as empty the barrel - but I was looking at a $700 bag less Vac and thought this was worth a try before paying out $$$ and I’m pretty rapt with it overall. Suction great and we have a dog that sheds !
Purchased in June 2021 at Kmart Retail Stores for $99.00.
Great Unit for the price
What a powerful Unit it is, great suction. The only critical points I would make would be: The Wand needs to have an extension ability of about 10-15 cm, for taller users; and the power cord is way too short. The adjustable head brush for polished wooden floors is great. Good waste storage. No tipping issues. For the cheap price - good value!
Purchased in August 2020 for $96.00.
Waist of money.
Got this vacuum used 4 times had it month, it works for couple minutes then turns off and wont come back on its rediculas, iv cleaned it thoroughly and stil nothing, it started turning off the 2nd time i used it.
Purchased in January 2021 at Kmart Online Store for $109.00.
Kmart 2400W Bagless - Not worth the $
Had this vacuum literally 3 days and that is how long it lasted.....motor burnout! Was only using to vacuum carpets and obviously it was too hard work for it. Extremely disappointed as I had people recommend this vacuum cleaner to me. Guess I won't be purchasing another 2400w from Kmart.
Purchased in November 2020 at Kmart Retail Stores for $95.00.
This thing works like a charm - Be sure to check the inside barrel as sometimes things can get stuck in there.
[This a complete edit of my original 1-star Review] I would've given it five stars but the design flaw still means you have to be careful about things getting stuck in the inside barrel. However, for $100 from Kmart, just wow!
But the honeymoon didn't last. Within 1-month, the vacuum randomly stopped exerting the level of suction it used to. I cleaned the thing from top to bottom but still no cigar. I was really frustrated and gave a 1-star review.
That's until my inner Engineer kicked in and I decided to take a closer look. I had cleaned ev...erything, but I forgot to take a look at the inner barrel. And there it was - a stupid sock had got stuck in there. So this thing is too powerful for its own good. One of my kids might have 'accidentally' picked up a sock while they were vacuuming. However, it was near impossible to get it out. Once done, wow - the thing worked like brand new. 4-Stars for absolute performance but 1-star retracted due to the difficulty in cleaning that inner barrel. But for day to day cleaning, its really easy to do.
Purchased in August 2020 at Kmart Online Store for $100.00.
Not even worth the cheap price.
I have bitten the dust literally with this machine because on top of the other problems I have had with it, which I'll explain below, now even the HEPA filter won't stay in place. Reason I bought it was for the HEPA filter being an asthmatic and allergic to house dust.
Originally I thought a major loss of suction was the filters. After cleaning, drying, and replacing, still no suction. The seal around the black filter fell out and was too short. I bought replacement filters. Still no suction. Unscrewed the whole barrel assembly and fou...nd that hair and other debris had gotten stuck around the very central cone of the unit causing the blockage of air. Worked great after clearing that and putting it all back together again, for all of about 20 minutes till the HEPA filter blew out. Have tried to stop the catch from opening with rubber wedges, but the filter itself is still dislodging and letting the fine dust into the air. I haven't even used it that much due to frustrations around the lack of function and waiting time looking for unnecessary replacement filters and their postage. Don't think I'll be buying appliances from Kmart again. I will post receipt details and date puchased when I find the receipt to return it.
Purchased for $69.00.
I am pretty disappointed with this vac constantly clogs, I was planning on returning it but because of quarantine I’m stuck with it. It does have powerful suction but having pets , it needs emptying constantly .
Purchased in February 2020 at Kmart Retail Stores.
good suction bad everything else!
I've owned for about 1 year. brush head useless, cord button never worked, and too short. Now it squeals so loud i can't use it.
I could go on with other issues too. in the bin it goes.
Purchased in May 2019 for $90.00.
Can’t live without it.
I’ve been vacuuming my very small kitchen that is a type of rubber, also carpet. It works so well and transitions smoothly from the two... for the price I payed I am so impressed and hope to get a long life out of it. Kmart, you’ve done it again!
Purchased in May 2019 at Kmart for $95.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Don't waste your money
Like the other reviewer said, pet hair and fluff gets caught in the inner barrel and have to remove manually (you get covered in dust & dirt). Seal falls out everytime you empty. The catch broke on the barrel not long after purchase and now hardly any suction. The cheap piece of sponge that acts as a filter was stuck to the machine the first time I emptied it and ripped in half. I wouldn't recommend buying.
Purchased in November 2018 for $99.00.
Questions & Answers
Not familiar with dust interceptor can you let me know what to do with it or forward a link to user manual please
Manual is on this page
the roller on the head has stopped spinning i pulled it apart and now it won t go i think ive put it back togther wrong
Try pulling it apart again and fitting the parts back in. It can be as simple as a plastic holder put back in the wrong way. Also while its apart just check there is nothing stopping the belt from rotating. If this doesn't work, it can be easy to buy another head or one of a different model and an adjuster, but for this machine I wouldn't bother wasting the money.
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|Category||Barrel Vacuum Cleaners|
|Bin Capacity||3.5 L|
|Attachments||Plastic floor brush, 2 in 1 crevice nozzle, bristle brush, small turbo brush and pet brush|
|Cord Length||5 m|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
- GTIN13: 9341106296050
- MPN: SL163E
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