Having problems with your Fein 9-11-55 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

Fein 9-11-55 - it does not start. worked great for years, but now it's dead,


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These high speed motors have carbon brushes which wear out with use, or sometimes just get stuck because of moisture, dirt and corrosion and don't make a proper contact.

Assuming the wiring and the switch are not at fault, a temporary cure might be to to just hit the motor casing with something that will not damage this casing.
I'm serious! This shock usually will dislodge the spring loaded brush(es) and get it released enough to make contact with the collector.

As I said, this is only a temporary measure, for if the brushes are so badly worn out the collector can be damaged, and then you're looking at replacing the whole motor.

If you value this vacuum and it hasn't been serviced for a long time, your best bet may be to spend a few dollars and have it serviced properly.
It will serve you well for a long time.
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