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Not enough suction for Panasonic MC-V5716 upright

Motor protector is admitting loud noise as if blocked -motor runs -roller and belt all run fine. Has suction but not enough hose gets clogged or even short hose gets clogged-do I need to change the motor protector

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  • jemrey Dec 25, 2007

    I've got the same problem with my Mc-v5706. Nothing seems to be wrong - replaced belt, bag, changed secondary filter. Driving me crazy.

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Probably not the motor protector, its function is shut off the motor if it overheats. Most likely you have a clog or partial clog in the inlet down by the brush roll, or it is in the hose. But if the motor is running, and suction is low, with no clogs, then maybe the motor is running at a slower speed and will have to be replaced.

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