Having problems with your Tristar Vacuums ?

It runs for a couple of minutes shuts off then restarts 30 seconds later runs a couple of minutes and does this over and over


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Most vacuum motors are protected from overheating by a thermal switch that resets after cooling down. Check for blockage in the hose,
\015\012power head or a full bag that would block cooling air from cooling the motor.
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\015\012Tom
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