Having problems with your Dirt Devil Reaction Twin Cyclone Upright Vacuum ?

Using my unit (owned about 6 years - great service so far) it suddenly quit ... no wind down or 'prelude' like whine - growl - etc. -- it just quit running ... suggestions? clear filters? done check power? how check power cord? done help ...

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I agree with you having great service because mine only lasted two years. It sounds like the motor just worn out. If you don't smell any burnt electrical then replace the bushing for the motor. Good Luck
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