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Power head on/off switch could be faulty, Wires running through hose may be broken, electrical connections may be burnt.Motor in Powerhead could be dead.
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Vacuum head stopped working, unresponsive to on/off switch and light bulb is out. Canister otherwise works fine. Help!>?


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