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The region of the motor gets very hot during use. What can I do?

\015 The region of the motor gets hot during use. What can I do? It's a Hoover Upright Bagless Model DM4478 001, Type VU01\015

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The Hoover is likely built with a temperature overload protector, to shut down the unit if it gets excessively hot. All the units will get heat build-up from the suction motor during use.
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