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Vacuum is not turning on. Is there some kind of a reset switch or a fuse that could have gone out?

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There is no reset switch. First try a different electrical outlet. If that doesn't work, you may have to replace the power switch. Call the Dyson Helpline, they'll register your vacuum cleaner and direct you to your nearest repair dealer.

If your machine turned off whilst you were using it you have a blockage in the machine and you are experiencing a Thermal cut-off. Call the Dyson Helpline, they will talk you through looking for a blockage and help you find it.

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