Having problems with your Electrolux Vacuums ?

The motor stops while you are using it and the stand by lights up

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You are over heating the motor ...that is caused by low airflow ... make sure the bag is not full, hoses not clogged and secondary filters (sometimes on the output side) are not clogged ... make sure there is lots of air going thru the motor .. the motor cant run long without air to cool it ... it has a thermal switch that trips when it gets too hot .. the thermal switch resets itself when the motor has cooled ...
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