Having problems with your Miele Vacuums ?

My Miele S558 vacuum stops working about every 20 seconds (it used toi be every 45 secondsor so) I was told its probably a contact problem, and a replacement hose seems to be the resolution.


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Make sure your bag is not full and your filters are clean and unblocked, could be over heating, hence cutting out.
\015\012Also test your mains lead, wobble it when its on at the plug and the body end to see if ts cuts out
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