Having problems with your Oreck Vacuums ?

My handheld vaccum bag got full and the machine shut off. i cleaned the clog, replaced the bag, and the machine won't turn on.


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Depending on the make and model you can sometimes find a reset button on it somewhere.. If I knew the make and model I could be more helpful with your issue. Thanks for choosing Fixya.
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