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My vacuum cleaner works, all but the "foot". It turns off automatically and the light comes on telling me to "check brushroll". I've done this and removed all hair, strings, etc. It still turns off automatically, while the main vacuum and hose remain on. What else can I do?

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Please post back with a brand and advise more info, however , I assume this is a canister vac with hose and `power head``.

Often a power head brush roll will build up hair and thread which travels and winds up at the end of the brush where it`s bearings or bushings are located. You may need to remove the brush roll and the end caps from the brush to inspect that area. A head equipped with a sensor will detect resistance from this area. Inspect this area and post back to advise how you have made out.. good work so far
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