Having problems with your VAX Appliances 2000 Canister Vacuum ?

Our Vax 2000 motor goes OK but it is starting to smell of burning and making a grinding noise. I haev taken the motor unit off and the sponge filter but still it persists. What is the probelm and the repair please


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