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Series 6500 motor shuts off, vacuum continues to run, not suction

I vacuum for about 15 minutes. The tempreture light come on and the motor stops. The the power nozzel still works, but not suction.

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It's tripping the temperature overload in the motor. The most common cause for this is a clogged hose. Take the hose loose and attach it to the exhaust port under the back cover. You should be able to see if it's clogged and unclog it. I might also suggest taking it to your dealer. I don't think that machine's power nozzle should run if the overload is tripped. It sounds like the wiring may have been modified for some reason, but I can't swear to it. Good Luck!!

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