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It just quit

I have a Shark hand hekd vacuum which I use for small jobs and removing hair from our retriever via a collecting tank which collects the hair before going into the vac. However, it was working fine this morning and suddenly quit. There was no signs of overheating. I emptied the dirt chamber which was far from fullo and tried to turn it on and it is dead. Is there an overload swith on this vac? Is there a reset button and where is it? Please let me know before I go and buy another hand held vac.
Charles Baum

e-mail, akelacmb@hughes.net
or akelacmb@earthlink.net

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I took it apart and cleaned it a little and put it back together and it works.

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