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Have no power to unit. have cleaned everything, but still no power

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Please advise brand. Some vacuums have switches that become defective. I suggest using a VOM (Volt/Ohm/Meter) and follow the current into the vacuum. If it come to the switch, but not out of the switch - replace switch. Make sure cord is not frayed with a broken wire inside. Again the volt meter will ferret that out. If the motor has motor brushes one could be sticking or worn - replace.

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Have no power to unit. have cleaned everything, but still no power

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