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Simplicity 7 Series Vacuum. Suddenly stopped.

I have a Simplicity 7 Series. Was vacuuming today and it quit. I found the bag was overfull. Vac may have overheated? Is there a reset button?

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There is a thermal reset button on your vaccum. It is on the rear of the unit, just below the attachments and next to the sticker with the serial numer etc on it. The vacuum is designed to turn itself of if too much heat gets built up to prevent it from "burning up."

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  • BSD4U Oct 28, 2010

    The thermal reset was my problem, too. I found a top to a 16.9oz water bottle and a bunch of lint/fuzz in the line from the base to the back of the unit. It was totally plugged and caused the the thermal breaker to trip. Cleaned out the line, pressed the reset button, plugged it in and switched it on. Good as new. Thanks for the tip.

  • A Miller Oct 29, 2010

    I just got this notice ... it is good news ... I am glad this worked out for you ...

  • swenland Nov 20, 2011

    Thanks- That was my problem too. I vacumed up a bunch of dried leaves and it clogged the hose. I was about to recycle it until I read your solution.


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Overheated in Vacuum speak is burned up. The motor cools itself with the air you allow to pass through it, in this case, you choked it and it burned up. Your machine is probably not worth repairing. I serioiusly doubt there is a reset button that will overcome this though it would be worth a look-see

If you want to try to replace the motor, visit a advertiser or partner or your local appliance repair place or

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Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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    Linda Villano Nov 11, 2013

    The Simplicity vacuum has a reset button so wow this guy fixya seems to not know what he is talking about.

  • sher bear
    sher bear Feb 14, 2014

    Yes, do not take A Miller's advice. The Simplcity 7 has a reset button as Scotboyles instructs at the top of page



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