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Mach 5 hoover turns off

I have a hoover mach 5 bagless that I purchased last year. Recenlty it began to shut off after a short amount of use. At first I thougth it was a short, but after awhile it will start again only to shut off a few minutes later. Is it overheating? If so is it something that can be fixed or am I out of luck.

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  • ryanw Dec 30, 2007

    I have the same problem. I purchased my vacuum about a year ago also. I went through a detailed cleaning of the hose and connection tubes thinking something had clogged the hose overheating the vacuum. Unfortunately when I used the vacuum today, it worked for 10 minutes and turned off. Let me know if anyone has any suggestions

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Just got a solution off another website. There is a pre motor filter about the dust collection container. I opened mine and it was very dirty. I washed the filter and you are supposed to let it dry out for 24 hours. Hopefully this will work. Another guy said it worked for him.

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    Len Sholtz Apr 18, 2014

    Yes this works, clean after prolonged use or after you have vacuumed up fine powder.

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