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Miele Blue Moon vacuum has no power

The vacuum has no power.  When I plug it in the power light flashes for a second and goes out.  I took it a part and plugged it in and power gets to the footswitch and the footswitch on off works properly, so the problem seems to be beyond the footswitch.  Everything is clear obstruction-wise.  Reset does nothing.  Thanks!

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    Plugged in, but vacuum will not run. Have checked that all parts are properly 'clicked' in, cannot get power to machine

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It can be various problems, the cord reel contacts or cord may be bad, You didn't give the model number, but alot of Miele's have a speed control that goes bad. It will have to taken aprt and checked.

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