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Power head does not activate

\015 The power head does not come on even though there is power to the switch and female connection under the handle. There is continuity between the male connections on the wand and the power head, but when I plug the wand into the handle (female connections), there is no power transferred through the wand. It appears that the female and male connectors do not make contact. I have tried polishing the contacts, bending the male prongs, twisting the unit when connected, but they still do not make contact. I have a model 116 and wonder if I need to replace the female contacts (and where could I buy them?)Thanks, Jim\015

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Have you pushed the rest switch on the top housing? It may be on the side?
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