Having problems with your Kenmore Vacuums ?

It keeps shutting off every two minutes or so. Its only 7 months old and seldom used.


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If this is a bagless vacuum then you might have some filters that need cleaning or you have a clogged airduct in the machine that will not allow it to breath cooler. The motor is overheating and shutting down because it can't breath.
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