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Burning smell and power dogs down
\015 My twister was in use and fine then suddenly the sound of the motor softened, like its going on half the voltage...about 30 sec after that a strong stinky odor started coming from it. Now every time I turn it on it dogs down with in 5-10 sec and odor follows 5 sec after that. Brush is turning, belt has no damage, and there is no clogs. Have token the vacuum apart and can't find a solution...any ideas?????\015
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