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My vacuum will be working beautifully... I turn it off to move a piece of furniture, and it wont come back on...for a while. Maybe it has an automatic shut-off like a hair dryer when it gets too hot. Thanks Everyone...Marcia

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Hi Marcia.

You are correct in thinking the machine has A thermal cut out.

I think your problem is caused by one of the following.

1) The filters need cleaning or replacing, Not just the top filter Premotor sponge washable but check the filter directly under waste bin The premotor.

2) Check the 2 inspection ports for partial blockages there is one at the front left hand side & one at the bottom back of machine.

3) Check & clean vortex unit remove clear bin to do this.

4) remove flexi long hose it unclips at the rear bottom of machine & pull out metal wand check them for any blockages.

5) If you have access to an air line when you have postmotor filter out blow in to the oppening under the plastic plate with 2 screws and holes in it this will blow out the fine dust that collects around motor, ( dont do this part indoors you will have black dust every where.

If you need more help contact me.


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