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VAX vacuum stops working after about five minuits use then I have to wait an hour before it will work again

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The symptoms you describe are those of a machine that is overheating. Almost certainly there is a blockage somewhere, or one or more filters are clogged, thus impairing air flow. Clear the blockage and the problem should be solved.\015\012If this doesn't help, please post details of the model number of your machine and I'll try to be more precise.\015\012I hope this helps. I value your feedback so please remember to rate my response.
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VAX vacuum stops working after about five minuits use then I have to wait an hour before it will work again

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