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Vacuum shut off with power cord in an active wall outlet. It was loaded with dust/dirt in the bagless cup. Is their a re-set proceedure?

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There is a thermal overload switch in the motor. It should reset itself. Let it cool down for a while. And it should start again.

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If the dust cup is too full, there is no space for the dirt to go when you are vacuuming. To fix this, remove the dust cup and empty the it. If your vacuum is still not picking up dirt after emptying the dust cup, there may be something blocking the airway. There are two places where you can check for a blockage: the dust cup air duct and the intake opening behind the brush roll. To check for a blockage in the dust cup air duct stand the vacuum upright and remove the dust cup. Now you can disconnect the super stretch hose and check for clogs in the air duct behind the dust cup. If that is not the case, to check for a clog near the roller brush lay the vacuum down. Next check the opening behind the brush roll for clogs. If there is debris, clean the opening with scissors, carefully cutting away any debris.

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1. Power cord not firmly plugged into

outlet.

1. Plug unit in firmly.

2. Blown fuse or tripped breaker. 2. Check fuse or breaker in home. Replace fuse/

reset breaker.

3. Needs service. 3. Take to service center or call 1-800-321-1134.
4. Thermal Protector activated.

4. Unplug cleaner. Allow to cool for 30 minutes

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