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Motor quit working. i was vacuuming and all seemed fine. then the motor went really low. when I opened it I noticed that the bag was not attached and the cannister had filled up with stuff and the filter was full. the vacuum will not run now.

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My friend, the dirt you sucked up went right into the motor and it burned up. I am very sorry to tell you this. It is probably not worth repairing unless you are able to replace it yourself.

In addition to not being able to dool itself, you probably got dirt in the bearings and certainly in the motor brushes damaging the armature.

If you want to try the fix, find a new motor at a advertiser or partner, your local Sears or at

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