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Took my Miele Solaris canister vac in for repair as it wouldn't turn on. The repairman said to come back the next day for the estimate. I called and he said I needed a new cord reel and it would be $189. I drove to his shop and said I would wait to do it later, that I wasn't ready to spend that much. When I came home, it started right up but has no power and doesn't sound right, the noise of the motor is real soft, not as loud as before. I have this terrible feeling that when we decided not to

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When you say 'has no power' do you mean , no suction? He may have left the suction hose of the motor and that's why it sounds different. I would call him back and request that he put the machine back to it's original 'state' as it was when you brought it in for the assessment. Be sure to be as courteous as possible, not to put him on the defensive. Explain you financial situation and let him know that you would like to 'come back' at a later date. (which is strictly up to you)
Hi There,
It is unlikely the repair guy did something out of spite to a potential customer even if you decided not to go ahead with the repair this time. People like that tend to go broke fairly quickly. He must have at least fixed the problem temporarily with the power cord or it would not start at all. My guess is he didn't hook the motor back up to the suction unit or you would have a working unit again and not have paid him anything. So now the motor is spinning but not doing anything.
You may be able to pull it to bits and find the problem Just watch carefully where all the parts are and in what order they came off so you can put them back again. It can't get any worse. It doesn't work now :)

Hope this helps

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