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Vacuum will not start
My dyson stopped in the middle of vaccuuming. It will not turn on now. No sound. Nothing.
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Bad Motor I have purchased two of the Kenmore direct drive beltless systems with Progressive systems. The first died after a year, the vacuum motor start making a grinding noies. I pulled the side HEPA filter and could see a fine coating of graphite like dust. Took it to a vacuum repair shop. They said the brushes were going and thus the motor was shot. I liked the vacuum and bought a second, 1 year later the motor is making a slight noise that and removing the HEPA filter I find a slight metall
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I have the eureka capture vacuum and it works great; however, it has recently started making an extremely high pitched sound when I use it. It is still vacuuming but the noise is so loud it hurts my head and I can only vacuum for a few minutes at a time before I have to turn it off. What is wrong with it???
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