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I have an Ecectrolux Epic canister vacuum. As soon as it starts sucking, the vacuum cuts off. I put a new filter and bag in, but it doesn't seem to help. If I open the front where the bag goes, take the bag out and depress the safety button the vacuum will run. Need some help or direction. Thank you

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Try this.
Disconnect hose. Turn machine on and place hand over intake. If it shuts off immediately, first try turning dial on top of machine so largest dot matches up with arrow. Turn on and place hand over intake again. If it still shuts off immediately, the "control valve assembly" is worn or broken and needs replaced. Don't try this yourself.
Take your complete machine to the nearest authorized Aerus Electrolux shop, or call and ask someone to pick it up. There's no extra fee for this, or delivery upon repair.
The repair/replacement should include a complete cleaning of your vacuum in the labor, but ask the service manager to be sure.
The shop nearest you can be found by typing your zip code into the indicated space on the site listed below.

http://www.aerushome.com/storelocator/

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