Having problems with your Shop Vac Vacuums ?
I have a Shop Vac (Wet/Dry) Model 5275 (120V 60Hz 6.4A),
Peak HP of 2.75
While vacuuming the Shop Vac fell over, stopped working, and would not come back on again. Tried plugging into another outlet, etc., but nothing works.
Is there some internal problem that I can fix myself?
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