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Need new switch for Shopvac QSP Pro 10 gallon unit

\015 I need to purchase a new switch for my Shopvac QSP Pro 10 Gallon unit. Where can I make this purchase online ? Thanks.\015

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I just went through the same problem with a Shop Vac. The switch is easy to replace but not easy to find. After removing the switch, I found a match made by Sigma Switches. They directed me to contact a local RV dealer and look in either their Coast Supply or Stag/Parkway Supply catalogs for the appropriate switch (an H2-28 in my case for a QPL45 Shop Vac). After ordering the switch and $5 later, it snaps in like the original with no problems. Certainly beats $70 for a whole new motor assembly.
You'll need the model number for your vacuum (on the tag) to find the parts list for your unit.   Here's a link:http://www.shopvac.com/parts_pdfs.asp?p=%25&Submit=Search\015\012
\015\012Also, in correspondence with Shop-Vac, they do not replace switches or motor parts due to liability concerns.  They will sell you a new motor assembly, though.  I hope this helps.
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