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Hoover Savvy runs but has a burning smell...

Just out of the blue it started smoking and was followed by a mechanical burning smell. Wasn't cleaning anything up out of the ordinary but regular vacuuming. Took the whole thing apart and can't figure out where or what is wrong. Turned it on and the same thing. Where do I start looking?

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Could be that the motor went bad, or one of the circuit boards is bad. The brush roll motor is the likely suspect.

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