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My electrolux sidekick, model 1562 makes a nasty screeching sound.It happens as soon as it is powered on,the noise then gets intermittent after qa few minutes and then goes away.This cycle is repeated evry time i use it.I have checked it for binding and obstructions and oiled the motor.I think it's the roller brush but oiling it didn't seem to help

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