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Central vac shuts down
\015 I have a Kenmore central vac model #34730, it is brand new but it seems to shut down after using it. I use it for a few minutes shut it off then try to start it again, the first time you try to restart you can hear the motor try for a second then shuts down and does nothing on repeated attempts.It will restart after sitting for \302\240a while\302\240\302\240It doesn't seem to be overheating, and it is installed as per instructions.\015
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