I have our DC17 greatly disassembled. The issue is that the brush motor will not run. I have verified that there is indeed 120 vac power coming out of the reset overload switch up inside the handle however, there is no power reaching the brush motor. I have had the brush motor out of the unit and connected to 120vac independably outside of the machine and the motor runs fine. Where do I go from here?
The white and black wire from the brush motor goes up into the plastic housing and disappears. The wires coming down from the top however, are in a three conductor (Black, White and red harness).
The question I have is "where inside of the motor housing do the two wiring groups meet and is there a circuit that could be bad or a reset somewhere in there?
Time is of the essence as my wife wants her living room table back! (As well as the vacuum Fixed, we have people coming for Easter)!