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My 3.5 hp 8 gallon shop vac wont turn on. Fuse? Reset switch?


possible a start/run capacitor failure
take it to a vac shop for diagnosis and repair

Jan 08, 2017 | Shop Vac Vacuums

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Shop vac doesn't work. Does my shop vac have a thermo fuse?


Contact the manufacturer of device. They may help you. If not, make sure that current is reaching the on/off switch and that the power is reaching the motor - if power gets to motor and still nada then the issue is probably with the brushes not making proper contact with the commutator.

Dec 23, 2016 | Shop Vac Vacuums

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Our BLB500, 12 gallon, 5.0 peak HP, Shop Vac won't come on.


From what I have heard, the switch on these units can sometimes be defective. Also, looking closely at the the AC cord may help determine if there is damage to it that should be repaired.

Jan 08, 2016 | Shop Vac Vacuums

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Shop Vac on/off switch


Yes, you need to remove head unit from canister and pull head unit apart, switches are usually common and are just push in. available from electronics suppliers

Mar 17, 2014 | Vacuums

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I have a shopvac model#86776-24. The toggle switch went bad and I'm looking for a replacement switch


I got a replacement switch at a local electronic supply store: Philmore Miniature Rocker Switch part number 30-043. Shop vac changed the switch recently to two push buttons from the old rocker style. This update works a lot better.

Oct 25, 2009 | Shop Vac 285-00-10 Back Pack Vac Wearable...

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Need new switch for Shopvac QSP Pro 10 gallon unit


I just went through the same problem with a Shop Vac. The switch is easy to replace but not easy to find. After removing the switch, I found a match made by Sigma Switches. They directed me to contact a local RV dealer and look in either their Coast Supply or Stag/Parkway Supply catalogs for the appropriate switch (an H2-28 in my case for a QPL45 Shop Vac). After ordering the switch and $5 later, it snaps in like the original with no problems. Certainly beats $70 for a whole new motor assembly.

Dec 28, 2008 | Shop Vac 285-00-10 Back Pack Vac Wearable...

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MY SHOP VAC STOPPED WORKING AFTER USING IT FOR A WHILE


If by stopped working you mean that it no longer has any suction, then check the hose for a clog and also clean all the filters.

If you mean that it literally stopped running, then the most common cause is a faulty switch. If the machine is still under warranty, contact Shop Vac for a replacement motor, Switches for shop vacs are not available, only replacement motors. If the machine is not under warranty you can either replace the motor or the whole machine.

Oct 22, 2008 | Shop Vac Vacuums

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Shop vac 90L400 stopped working won't start


I had the same problem with the same model. Turned out to be the thermal fuse on the motor housing, between the switch and the windings. Took it apart and replaced the melted solder with 14 guage copper wire. Works fine! No thermal protection but I don't use it for long at a time anyway. Check the switch for continuity, if good then check the thermal fuse for continuity. If good, it's the motor.

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