Vacuum: Shuts off during use

A tripped overload on the vacuum suction motor can make the vacuum shut down. If your vacuum has a reset button, push it; if the vacuum seems hot, let it cool off first. If the suction motor continues to trip the overload, replace the motor. If the vacuum is plugged into a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI ) outlet, see if the outlet tripped. Check whether the circuit breaker at the breaker box tripped or the fuse at the fuse box blew because the circuit was overloaded. If it did, either turn off another appliance plugged into that circuit or plug the vacuum into an outlet on a different circuit

These repairs may help solve your Vacuum problem:

Replace the vacuum suction motor

Suction motor

The suction motor rotates the fan that creates suction by moving air from the intake at the cleaning head to the dirt collection chamber. If the motor doesn't create suction or doesn't run at all, replace it.

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Replace the vacuum hose

Vacuum hose

The vacuum cleaner hose is constructed of reinforced vinyl. It sometimes has wires integrated into the hose. If the hose is torn or the integrated wires are broken, replace the hose.

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Replace the vacuum adjustable wand

Adjustable wand

An adjustable wand telescopes to different lengths. If the wand no longer locks in place when adjusted or no longer telescopes, replace the wand.

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Replace the vacuum stationary wand

Stationary wand

A stationary vacuum wand has internal wires that supply voltage to the power brush. If the wires are broken or the connections are damaged, replace the wand.

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