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Vacuums shuts off during use

After using the vacuum for just a few minutes, it shuts off. I you unplug the vacuum and then plug it back it it runs for a few more minutes. Do you know what the problem is?

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  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    I have the same problem.  It appears to be the motor overheating after only a few moments.

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 My guess is: Either a loose contact on the plug  or Intermittent electricial open  in the electric cord itself. To confirm. Try wiggling the cord and ends while running. If you find the place yo ucan either replace the cord or repair it. 

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
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