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Whinning sound in motor area

There's a "whinning" sound in the motor area. I have cleaned all intake
hoses and there is no blockage.

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  • itsmemc Oct 29, 2008

    I have misplaced my owners manual. How do I get another one? Also, how do I get to the motor

    bearings?

  • itsmemc Oct 29, 2008

    I appreciate your rapid response. I'll try this and hope it helps.

  • itsmemc Oct 29, 2008

    How do I get to the motor bearings to lubricate?

  • JesseZX6 Dec 01, 2008

    when i go to turn the vacumn on it dont actually kick on but it dims the lights in the room and you can hear it wanna start but its like something is stuck in the rotary motor and is keeping it from spinning or in other words it wont actually **** but i know the motor isn't fried because i can hear it power up so much it dimms the lights in the room

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Lubricate the motor bearings!

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