Having problems with your Eureka 965 Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

Cannister vacuum works for minutes then shuts off

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If it's new and under warranty, contact the manufacturer. If you change anything on it, your warranty will become void; therefore, I would contact the manufacturer for replacement and if you paid with a credit card, contact them after you have made your statement to the manufacturer so you can take action for a credit should you prefer to send back to seller and get a refund from your cc company.Jimmy
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Cannister vacuum works for minutes then shuts off

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