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My red start button won't stay in the on Position. Can press red button and Vacuum will come on but not stay on. Belt is on. Cleaned filters and emptied tank. What should I do now? Thanks

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Cher,
You probably will need to replace the switch that is inside and underneath that foot pedal. If you update your post with the make and model of your machine, we can tell you where you can order parts for it, or you can take it to a local repair shop to have it repaired. Should not be real expensive to repair. Hope this helps!

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