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Why did, while vacuuming with Shark Navigator Professional, did I hear a loud "puff" sound?

After hearing loud "puff" sound it seemed as though air was coming out of a small rectangular shaped "hole" just to the right and below the lift tab

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That is usually the first sign of the motor brushes in the motor wearing out this will either be followed by the motor sounding louder and popping. or the motor just not working, if it starts popping you must stop using the appliance or the armature will be damaged and you will have to replace the motor
, Motor brushes are fairly cheap an not that hard to do

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