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Stops after a few mins of use

After I vaccuum for a bit the machine will just stop.

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You are experiencing a thermal cut-off - caused by a blockage. The machine turns itself off before it overheats. You will be able to turn it on again after 30 mins to an hour after it has cooled down. Call the Dyson helpline to do a full troubleshoot to find the blockage.

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