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Vacuum motor stop working...is it worth taking it apart


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The motor itself is not worth taking apart. You should be able to order a new motor. I recommend taking it to a shop for repair or motor replacement.
\015\012Are you sure it's the motor, or is there a problem with the cord, switch, or other components?
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