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When the vaccum is running the motor gets hot & smells & is very noisy.

The vaccum motor seems to be running very hard upon startup & makes lots of noise & gets hot. What might the problem be? I have practically taken everthing apart & replaced the filter & got all of the hair etc. off the brush roll. I haven't looked at the motor just yet.
Any suggestions you might have would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks.
-Andy

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    The vaccum motor seems to be running very hard upon startup & makes lots of noise. We checked the belt, the hoes, the filtter and the brush roll... pretty much we took it apart the best that we could, but were unsuccessful in reaching the mottor.... where is the motor located and what parts do we need to take appart to reach it... we suspect that there must be something jamed in the motor area.



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Sounds like yu may have a clog, either in the inlet by the brush roll, or the hose. If the hose comes loose, see if there is suction there. If no suction then it is clogged. If suction, then the inlet maybe clogged.

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