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After i cleaned the filter, shop vac doesn't turn back on

Its a shop vac contractor version 5.5 hp 12 gallon. When i started to turn it back on, it started to come on and then went off and now nothing. Please help. Its only a year old.

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  • rightwaycorr Jul 05, 2008

    I was using mine yesterday and it just cut off-not a wire or outlet problem-or breaker-we checked all of those--and last year the same thing happened-we had that one about two years-just stopped working--this one we had about a year-was using it and it just quit-any suggestions? Thanks-

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IT SOUND LIKE THE MOTOR WENT BAD OR IN SIDE THE PANLE A WIRE CAME LOSE

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