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Sparking moter and smell of burning

\015 Hoover been clogged with muck and now moter sparking so I need to get at the moter to clean it out\015

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Will be a good idea to go the repair shop for testing and repair.
you must test the Motor for bearing,brushes, winding faulty, etc.
Of course and clean hoses, and any parts from any debris.
God bless you. Use the common sense.

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