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I have an aerus central vac. When I took it apart to try and clean ther motor the wiring came off. where can I get the info I need to rewire

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Go to http://aerushome.com/ to locate an authorized shop near you.
Their service department will have the info, but generally will require the machine to be brought in to be repaired.

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The best way to clear an obstruction is to blow it out by attaching the wall end to the exhaust of a shop vacuum, or using an air compressor.
You can try holding the wand end of the hose directly to the CV in port and turning the machine on. This provides essentially the same action as the previous method.
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