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Vacuum cuts out.

I think it may be overheating so have cleaned all filters and it went on for a little while but has cut out again. can i solve this problem myself?

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You wont believe it, but that problem is very common and it is only the LG vacume cleaner that im seeing with this problem . Cant offer any solution like relocating Temp. Th/stat on motor to another position as this is non standard. (do not bridge out as motor does get warm).

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