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Tristar mg2 keeps shutting off and a few minutes later comes back on. Almost like it is heating up. I noticed that intermittently I'm losing suction.

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    I am only getting 4.0 volts at the motor

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. remove the hose and check hose and wand for blockage by dropping a coin through end to end. A coin will come to rest against a clog and when you shake the hose the coin will rattle in the are of the obstruction.
Blockage should always be drawn backwards out with another vacuum. If no blockage, install a fresh bag and check your internal filter. Then test the vac for suction where the hose inserts.

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    . remove the hose and check hose and wand for blockage by dropping a coin through end to end. A coin will come to rest against a clog and when you shake the hose the coin will rattle in the are of the obstruction.
    Blockage should always be drawn backwards out with another vacuum. If no blockage, install a fresh bag and check your internal filter. Then test the vac for suction where the hose inserts.

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Sorry,i just saw your problem. i am an authorized sales and service center. sounds like you have a clog. turn your hose into a blower. you can contact me @ 866-635-9254 or tsscenter@cox.net. hope i helped. John.

Posted on Oct 18, 2009

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