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The vacuum shuts off after running for 10 or so minutes even after cleaning the filter, I have the purple animal


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The vacuum shuts off because it is overheating. That almost always means there's a blockage somewhere. Follow instructions in the user manual (download from Dyson website if you don't have one) for removing blockages and you should be back in business.
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The vacuum shuts off after running for 10 or so minutes even after cleaning the filter, I have the purple animal


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