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Dust bag ripped, now wont turn on

The dust bag was too full and when I checked it it had ripped now when I plug it in and turn it on it wont start

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Dust bag not the problem so take into guarantee vacuum and sewing center and they will clean it out completely and get it fixed and running like new at as little cost as posible

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There is a reset button at the back of the powerhead. The user manual can be downloaded from the electrolux website, although I didn't find it very useful. There was some info on how to change the powerhead drive belt.

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