Introduction

The motor is the most important part of the vacuum as without it, the vacuum cannot create suction. This is a walkthrough on how to replace the motor.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Depress the hose-release tab.
    • Depress the hose-release tab.

  2. Next, remove the hose from the connector, near the top of the vacuum's rear. This can be achieved by twisting and then pulling down.
    • Next, remove the hose from the connector, near the top of the vacuum's rear. This can be achieved by twisting and then pulling down.

  3. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws on the part holding the hose to the back of the vacuum.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws on the part holding the hose to the back of the vacuum.

  4. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws that secure the hose-release tab.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws that secure the hose-release tab.

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  6. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws on the top of the vacuum holding the tab on the left of the vacuum.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws on the top of the vacuum holding the tab on the left of the vacuum.

  7. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws on the top of the vacuum head holding down the tab on the right. To remove the tab, slide backwards and then pull up. There is a tab holding the piece down so use force if necessary.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two screws on the top of the vacuum head holding down the tab on the right.

    • To remove the tab, slide backwards and then pull up. There is a tab holding the piece down so use force if necessary.

  8. Slide the belt off of the metal rod on the left of the vacuum shaft. Pull the vacuum up and it should easily separate into two pieces. Slide the belt off of the metal rod on the left of the vacuum shaft. Pull the vacuum up and it should easily separate into two pieces.
    • Slide the belt off of the metal rod on the left of the vacuum shaft. Pull the vacuum up and it should easily separate into two pieces.

  9. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the 6 screws on the back and bottom of the vacuum shaft. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the 6 screws on the back and bottom of the vacuum shaft. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the 6 screws on the back and bottom of the vacuum shaft.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the 6 screws on the back and bottom of the vacuum shaft.

  10. The top of the motor casing should then fold open, revealing the motor.
    • The top of the motor casing should then fold open, revealing the motor.

  11. The motor can now be accessed for replacement or repair The motor can now be accessed for replacement or repair
    • The motor can now be accessed for replacement or repair

Conclusion

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

Anthony Garcia

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