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Why does the power head come on and off when it wants to


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It sounds like there is a short somewhere. Shorts can be tricky to locate though, you may need to call a central vacuum company.
The belt that drives the brush is stretched out and will not turn the beater brush properly. You need to put a new belt on it.

Jim
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