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Sebo Air Belt c3.1 powerhead problem

I cannot find my troubleshooting guide, and the powerhead has mysteriously stopped working. It's not jammed or anything, just not turning on. Any help is appreciated! Thank you.

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    The broom head isn't turning. What is this switch? I thought the brush was powered mechanically using the suction?



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Must likely there is a switch that is just dirty,(mounted on #31) that is activated when you the elbow is is down and when it is in the upright position. You will have to take the back end cover off to get to it and blow it out to clean it. Could also be the wires in the elbow, or where it hooks up to the wand and hose.

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