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After I turn it on,it will run for 5min and shut itself off. Will not turn back on for 10 or 15 min

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It is overheating clean all suction ports well, as well as the brush. clean or replace all filters, especially the hepa. Hopefully the damage is not irreversible, if so the motor is most likely done for.

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