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THe power head on my canister stopped working
Depending on what make ... the power head has one or two thermal switches insiide ... the first one detects when the motor gets too hot .. thats almost always caused by "not enough air flow to keep it cool" ... that switch will reset when the motor cools off ... if that thermal switch fails to work and the motor continues to get hot then a perminant thermal fuse trips ... that cant be reset and has to be replaced ... and thats not always easy to do . they are typically crimped or soldered in place within the motor windings .... usually the motor will be replaced on such units ...vacuum motors operate at enormous power levels .. they get very hot very quickly when air flow is cut off .. another posibility is the wires going inside the plug get broken from so mjuch flexing ... you can try pushing the wire into the plug to see if that brings it to life ,,, the wires sometimes break where they go into the motor also . some machines have a little reset button near the motor .. if you have that then push in for a couple of seconds .. it should click when reset .. ..
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THe power head on my canister stopped working
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