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VX3000c Keeps shutting down after a few minutes of use

Ever try and vacuum the house with a crummy Vacuum??
It takes about 6 hours
The darn thing sucks for 5 min. then shuts down Wait for 20 min. then try and vacuum for more that 3 min. and so on. Talk about frustrating.
The canitser is clean and the reusable filter is cleaned regularly.
Any help would be GREAT

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  • jacks5 Jan 25, 2009

    same thing - vacuum is only two years old...i'll check the temperature, but it doesn't seem hot. is it possible to replace the thermal thingy by myself?

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It has a thermal fuse in the motor compartment. it is indicating a over heated motor. check the exhaust for clogs or feel the motor it should be warm but not hot to the touch
if its just warm, the thermal is lying to you and needs to be replaced

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