Having problems with your Dewalt DC500 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

My Dewalt DC500 portable vacuum suddenly stopped working. It won't come on with battery power or AC power. I had just used it the day before with no problems. Any ideas what happened to it?

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This vacuum is prone to battery contactor problems. Check for bent pins or (more likely) corrosion. Check batteries and radio.
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