Having problems with your Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum ?

Sparks and smoke

\015 Smoke and sparks come from the vac head after prolonged use.\015

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You either have something worn out or the motor inside is going bad. Sounds like the motor in the power head is going bad. Disconnect the the wand from the power head and flip over the head take the plate off. then take the plastic cover off uou should get to the motor then. look at all the parts. I would think you need to replace the brush roll, belt and motor. But this is just a guess
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