Introduction

The motor is the most important part of the DC56. If the vacuum stops working completely you could need to replace the motor.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Make sure the vacuum is unplugged from charger.
    • Make sure the vacuum is unplugged from charger.

    • Warning: Avoid pressing red trigger because the vacuum will turn on the device and begin suction.

  2. Locate the purple button at the top of the device.
    • Locate the purple button at the top of the device.

  3. Separate the device with the purple button.
    • Separate the device with the purple button.

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  5. Take out the filter.
    • Take out the filter.

  6. Locate and remove the 10mm Phillips head screw using a Phillips #1 screw driver.
    • Locate and remove the 10mm Phillips head screw using a Phillips #1 screw driver.

  7. Pull the battery pack down and away from the main body and remove it from the device.
    • Pull the battery pack down and away from the main body and remove it from the device.

  8. Take out the 10mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Take out the 10mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  9. Use a spudger to separate the back plate covering the motor.
    • Use a spudger to separate the back plate covering the motor.

    • Be careful when trying to remove the motor with a metal spudger. Be sure your battery is removed before trying to fully remove the motor.

  10. Use a flat spudger to loosen and remove the motor out of the vacuum.
    • Use a flat spudger to loosen and remove the motor out of the vacuum.

Conclusion

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

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