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Wind Tunnel vacuum motor won't turn on
\015 The motor on my Wind Tunnel vacuum simply "turned off" while I was using it yesterday. I thought it had come unplugged, but that wasn't the case. I wiggled the cord a bit and the motor started again but stopped after a few seconds. I tried plugging it into a different outlet on a different circuit with no luck. The on/off switch does nothing nor does wiggling the cord. Is there perhaps a reset button on the motor or a fuse? Or is this a clear case of a bad cord. The vacuum is ten years old and the cord does have some battle wounds.\015
The fact that you wiggled the cord and it came on would seem to indicate a defective cord, either at the plug end or at the machine itself. Look again at where the cord enters the vac and at the wall. twist it slightly if you see a thin or collapsed area that is your problem.
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Wind Tunnel vacuum motor won't turn on
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