Having problems with your Kirby Vacuums ?

I have Kirby sentria that shuts off while using the rug attachment and won't start until I change to the hose attachment. I have had it in Kirby repair store 5 times, cord replaced. Took it back t


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*power cord
\012*power switch
\012but most likely it is the black switches on the fan shroud. These are the safety switches that prevent the vacuum from turning on.
Power switch faulty, slow speed terminal inside switch is burnt,hence

intermittent fault, hose uses second speed different lever inside switch
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