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I have a dirt devil bagless cannister,machine will start and vacuum nicely then shut itself off probably beczause it is over heating and will not start again for at least an hour. Does this machine have a heat sensor and is is fixable?

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The vac very likely has a thermostat located near the suction motor that will stop the motor to keep it from burning itself out. These thermostats rarely go bad. You need to look for a blockage starting with the power nozzel (carpet sweeper) all the way to the canister. Take the hose from the canister and power nozzel and drop a coin in one side and see if it comes out the other end. If not, try pushing a broom stick thru to move the blockage to the other end and get it out with needle nose plyers. Don't use a coat hanger!
\015\012You can take the carpet sweeper loose from the wands and look into the elbow (part that swivels) for a blockage. It all has to do with air flow to keep the motor cool.
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