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The vacuum was on when my son tripped the cord and one prong broke off in the outlet. We patched on another cord. It won't turn on tried other outlets. Can't find reset switch, is there one or did we burn out the motor?

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Maybe you got the wires crossed between the two cords. Vacuums have polarized plugs and if wired imcorrectly can definitely cause the vacuum to not work. Try switching over.
In other words, consider current wires as A1/A2 and B1/B2. Disconnect, then connect A1 to B2 and A2 to B1.

vacuum===============A1 A2=======Plug
===============B1 B2=======Plug

Switch to
vacuum===============A1 B2=======Plug
===============B1 A2=======Plug

Try this and see what happens.

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