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I started vacuuming and the vacuum motor slowed down, then stopped. I smelled a burning smell. Then I discovered the next day that the bag bottom was wet and falling apart. Sebo X4 model

Apparently I vacuumed liquid. I want to know what is likely to have happened when I did that would cause the vac to shut down and smell. What was burning. What would it take to repair.

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Sucked up liquid goes with the air through the motor
that would cause the motor to burn out
with the current low cost of new vacuums , the repair /replacement of the motor would be close to a new unit
take it to an appliance repair shop and get a proper diagnosis and quote

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    Bon B Dec 02, 2016

    Thanks - exactly what I wanted to know.

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That is an antiquated vacuum and is way overpriced. Get a Dyson, no bags, and no loss of suction!

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