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The beater stoped working .

I was vacuming when the beater stoped brefly then came back on . It did this for about five min, before it stoped working altogether.

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  • christie_bri Dec 01, 2008

    Thanks, none of the contactes are burnt. Checked power with voltmeter no power at the handle. dose this mean Ihave to buy a new hose?

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That sounds like a bad or burnt contact between one of the connections in the hose. Make sure all the connections are secure and look at the contacts, if they are bad you will usually see burn marks or melted plastic.

Hope this helps, and let me know if it doesn't.

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  • David Cleary Dec 01, 2008

    If you have the switch turned on and no voltage at the end of the hose, then yes. It is most likely the hose. Not surprising, but I wanted you check for a bad connection first because that is a much less expensive fix.

    Usually if you take your machine to a local dealer they will let you put it on the machine to make sure that solves the problem before you buy it.

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