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Hi. I borrowed my friend's Hoover VC340 to clean my house. I was vacuuming when i noticed the cannister was full, so I turned the vacuum off, pulled out the barrell, and followed the instructions on the barrell to empty it. I put it back into the machine, but it wont turn back on. I tried different power outlets, but to no avail. any thoughts?

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