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Temperature light keeps coming on

For a while now, the motor was making a whining noise when we turned off the vacuum. I kinda wondered if the bearings were going out on the motor.

Now, the vacuujm runs for a vey short time, the temperature light comes on, and the vacuum shuts off.

Are the bearings shot on the motor causing it to overheat? Or could there be a "cheaper" problem with it?

Thanks for any help you can provide!

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The whine tells you taht the bearings are bad. Now they may be putting a drag on the armature and causing it to shut down after getting hot. You will have to replace the motor.

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