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Will not stay running

Hi i have a bissell healthy home vacum cleaner. every thing runs fine as long as i hold down on the button as soon as i let off of the button it stops. i cant find any info. on this. can you help. thanks tom model 5770-h 08050c

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  • fruitjart Jan 14, 2009

    where is my answer

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    I paid a lot for this thing...I have the same problem...can't find any help!!

  • Nathan
    Nathan May 11, 2010

    is the switch a pedal?



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You have a bad switch.if you have any spray contact cleaner you can spray it in the switch and work the switch a few times and see if it works if not you need to get a new can get the switch at any vacuum repair shop.if you would like call all-type vacuum and janitorial supply and ask for lisa.she can help you.tell her pete advised you to cleaner you can get at radio shack.i hope i have been of some help to you.please leave feedback

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    Geoffrey Sutcliffe Jan 26, 2012

    The screw holding the top of the handle to the middle of the vacuum is loose. If there is a non flush seam right below the brush attachment storage on the front, push from behind to make it flush again and tighten the screw holding the upper piece to the middle.

  • markdebbond Feb 22, 2012

    Same problem with a 6-month old vacuum. Could only use it if I continuously held the red power switch on. So I took Geoffrey's advice. I removed the screw on the back side that holds the upper portion of the handle, removed that portion of the handle, and reinstalled, making sure the screw was tight. Everything is working like normal now! Thank you!



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