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Power I bought my Vac about a year ago for a home project, used it about an hour total, and when i went to use it today, it started to turn on, and then shut off.  I thought i tripped a breaker, but that was not the problem.  Very confused. George

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  • moose2000 Dec 30, 2008

    How do i test the motor on my shop vac to see if i burned it out?

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I had a similar problem with a Shop Vac. The solution was to disassemble the power switch and polish the metal electrical contacts to remove any oxidation caused from humidity. Tedious and time consuming but effective.

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  • Marty marty Dec 13, 2007

    ...while you are at it, first try to "bump" the motor with a second power cord temporarily wired to it to make sure your motor is still ok.

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