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Hoover elite 17.0 vaccum cleaner. when you turn it on it smells like something is burning. what could the problem be

\015 Hoover elite upright has a bag in the upright position. It is 17.0 energy efficient. when it is turn on it smell like something is burning.\015

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Hoover elite 17.0 vaccum cleaner. when you turn it on it smells like something is burning. what could the problem be


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