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Shuts off when suction starts
\015 The vac keeps shutting off when I try to use. It powers on and then immediately powers off. The bag is new, electric and cords are ok. What else can it be? I want to fix this myself if possible\015
Hi there. In Panasonic vacuums, there is a thermostat protection on the motor. It will automatically shut off the motor if there is no airflow through the motor. This is typically caused by a clogged hose. Typically, if your dust container is that full, there could be backup in the hose. Or the dust container being too full could also or otherwise be the problem. Check your hose for blockage, let the machine cool off, it should start up again
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