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Shopvac motor not working

\015 The switch was by passed and wired directly to the motor and it won't operate at all.\015

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If you need the whole motor assembly you can get it from Sears at this website. www.searspartsdirect.com I just need a set of brushes for the motor
I've got the same problem. Sears wants $53 plus shipping for a replacement power assembly which is the price of a new vacuum of the same size. Where can I, and this poster, get just the motor?
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