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Unit shuts off after about tenminutes of service. What is causing this problem?


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The belt that drives the beater bar may be broken or stretched, causing the motor to turn more freely, therefore causing the motor to rev beyond it's design.Jim ... Vacuums

I have a VAX V12 vacuum cleaner which suddenly stopped. The smell indicated Carbon Brush Problems. I contacted a service agent who told me that it was not possible to change the Carbon Brushes brushes on this model and they would need to change the Motor Unit.. To me this sounds very unlikely. Two questions please. Is it possible to change the Carbon Brushes and how do I get the cabinet apart which looks very difficult. I am well qualified electrically to do this job. Regards James Beech


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