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Introduction

This guide will detail how to remove the plastic wheels to take out any obstructions blocking movement or replace the wheels if cracked or damaged.

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  • Flip the vacuum face down with the wheels facing up.

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Image 1/1: Remove the plastic wheel cap by sliding the tip of the metal spudger under the edge of the cap.
  • Start on the right side wheel of the vacuum cleaner

  • Remove the plastic wheel cap by sliding the tip of the metal spudger under the edge of the cap.

  • Gently pry off the plastic cap

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Image 1/3: The e-clip is very small and may be hard to identify.  It is a small metal ring between the metal axle and the plastic wheel. Image 2/3: Use the metal spudger to pry off the e-clip. Image 3/3: The e-clip is hard to remove and may require extra force.
  • Identify the e-clip located under the metal axle.

  • The e-clip is very small and may be hard to identify. It is a small metal ring between the metal axle and the plastic wheel.

  • Use the metal spudger to pry off the e-clip.

  • The e-clip is hard to remove and may require extra force.

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Image 1/2: Be careful when removing plastic wheel. There is a loose metal washer and black axle piston behind the wheel that can easily fall off. Image 2/2: Slide off the metal washer and black axle piston from the metal axle
  • Slide off the plastic wheel off of the metal axle

  • Be careful when removing plastic wheel. There is a loose metal washer and black axle piston behind the wheel that can easily fall off.

  • Slide off the metal washer and black axle piston from the metal axle

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Image 1/1: Repeat steps 2, 3, and 4 to remove the left side wheel from the metal axle.
  • Remove the metal axle by pulling on the left wheel. This does not take a lot of force and should easily slide out.

  • Repeat steps 2, 3, and 4 to remove the left side wheel from the metal axle.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Zachary Urciuoli

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