Having problems with your Riccar 8955 Upright Vacuum ?
My 8955 won't turn on at all. it worked yesterday, but now it seems like something electrical has gone out. tried several different outlets.
There is a reset button on the rear of the back housing, under the attachment wand. It is white, and very small. Push it in with a pen or small screwdriver. Be sure the filter under the paper bag is kept clean to prevent overheating. I this does not cure the problem, you probably need a new switch, which is a common problem with the 8900 series.
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