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What could cause my Electrolux Oxygen Pet Lover vac to stop and start while using it?

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There is an over temprature detector mounted on the motor ... if it gets too hot it will shut off the vacuum until it oools off a bit ... the vacuum will then come on again ... but not for long .. the problem is the lack of proper cooling air flow through the motor ... and thats almost always caused by clogged small filters for motor air intake and exhaust ... you could also have a clogged passageway blocking air to your motor .. clean or replace all filters (not just the main one) , clean out all passageways to and from the motor ... .. that should correct the problem ... if you let it continue to cycle on and off then eventually that will damage the " over temprature detector" (thermal switch)
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