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Pushing the power switch does not turn on the vacuum.

Let vacuum cool down after using it for 40 minutes.
made sure power cord was plugged in and no house CB had tripped.
Is there an in-line fuse somewhere?

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The only fuse is in the plug if this blow then it might trip the CB out

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