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High pitched sound when power on

\015 When I power on vacuum its emits a high pitched sound like theres a clog, if you try to vac it works but it sounds like motor is under strain and the noise is louder. I have regularly cleaned cannister replaced filters both cannister and hepa.I think its a clog but I have looked everywhere. I am disabled so theres only so much I can do. Is there some hidden area I am looking over?I am afraid if I keep using it like this #1 I will go deaf and/or crazy, #2 The vacuum will overheat and die. Please Help !!!\015

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I had a vacuum cleaner that did the same thing. My vacuum had three suction levels. The noise level would decrease as I lowered the level. I also noticed that when I turned the vacuum off the sound didn't stop instantly, it wound down/faded off as the motor slowed down. I found the problem to be the bearings in the main motor. I've been told that the motor that powers the carpet brushes can also make the sound if the motor bearing fails.
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