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Model 116.1260 i can not figure out how to turn this vacuum on. is there a switch or do you just insert the hose into the wall socket?


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Need the complete model #, 116.1260*****. I assume this is a built-in system? Yes you have to plug the hose into the wall outlet, and there usually is a switch on the hose handle to turn it on.
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Model 116.1260 i can not figure out how to turn this vacuum on. is there a switch or do you just insert the hose into the wall socket?


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