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Power surge issue

After the Eureka 4467 runs for a few minutes a power surge occurs. The vacuum motor slows down and any lights in the house are dimmed. Is there a fuse or something that I can change? The suction seems okay, and nothing is clogged. Thanks for any info

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  • oflann Oct 06, 2007

    Wow, thanks for the quick response! What is a "shorted turn in the motor windings", or how do I remedy this? Replace the motor? Replace a part in the motor?

    Thanks for your help

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This is a fault in the motor, could be a shorted turn in the motor windings. This has nothing to do with fuses.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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    Lenaida Byford Oct 06, 2007

    If I am correct then a motor replacement or rewind would be required.
    The first course of action would be to take the vacuum cleaner to a domestic appliance engineer.
    Good luck!

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