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Electrolux epic keeps shutting down - ? symbol is on

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The "?" sign is usually indicating that there is no bag in the machine. On the Canadian models, there is a switch that the cardboard of the bag pushes on when the lid is closed. If this switch is not depressed, then the machine will not run. Again, on the Canadian models, there is a clear plastic "pin" extending out the bottom right corner of the bag compartment and is pressed in when the bag is installed and the lid closed. You should be able to press this in and start the machine with the main switch, just to test it.
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Electrolux epic keeps shutting down - ? symbol is on


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