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No power The vacuum worked. Then cut off. I changed the bag and let it sit a bit. Then it turned on. I used it for about 5 minutes and now it's off again and won't turn back on. Is there a fuse or something I can reset?

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  • clarkmeister Sep 06, 2008

    The suction is also turning off (though the brushes continue to turn. I suspect the motor is cutting off because of the fine dust that is a part of life in the desert. What I'm looking for is a solution. After 4 months of use, the HEPA filter is full and needs changing and I've gone through 3 bags though I probably only vacuumed the house thoroughly 5 times. Would using a non HEPA filter help? I also thought switching to a different bag might help, but only found the new Miele bags available in Europe.

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Miele Capricorn whole unit shuts off totally off when I am using the Miele and I turn the powerhead sharply to the left. It an on-going problem that I have had serviced serval times. The last time the place I purchaced it from replaced the whole beadel bar which I paid over 300. for and the unit is 2.5 to 3 years old. I have to turn the unit back on at the cannister and the unit will turn on but it will cut off just like before when I use it and l turn the powerhead to the left.

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Does it shut off with the hose removed? If it does then there is a problem with the electronic control(mounted by the motor), or the motor itself. If it doesn't, then there is a clog in the hose, wand, or powerhead.

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