Having problems with your Dirt Devil M085850 Featherlite Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum ?
When I vacuum I smell smoke and i see flashes of light as if it is sparking. Any ideas?
There's a cut wire you need to bring your vacuum to an electrician to fix it before it start a fire.
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