Having problems with your Henry Numatic "" Canister Vacuum ?
Wet vac motor making noise and smells like burning
Hi I would suggest that the burning smell and the noise will mean that the motor is burnt out. You can get them pretty cheaply from the internet and they are quite easy to fit.
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Wet vac motor making noise and smells like burning
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