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Introduction

The Insignia 2-in-1 Handheld/Stick vacuum can lose its ability to create suction. Use this guide to access the vacuum's motor for replacement and troubleshooting.

Parts

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  1. Push down the black button to release the dust cup. Pull the dust cup up and away from handheld portion to remove.
    • Push down the black button to release the dust cup.

    • Pull the dust cup up and away from handheld portion to remove.

  2. Remove the five 12.0 mm screws on the back of the handheld portion using the Phillips #2 screwdriver. Lift the silver cover off of the black body of the handheld portion to expose the battery and wiring. Lift the silver cover off of the black body of the handheld portion to expose the battery and wiring.
    • Remove the five 12.0 mm screws on the back of the handheld portion using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • Lift the silver cover off of the black body of the handheld portion to expose the battery and wiring.

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  4. Pull apart the red and black wires. Do so for all of the wires. (Red x1, Black x2)
    • Pull apart the red and black wires.

    • Do so for all of the wires. (Red x1, Black x2)

  5. Remove the tape holding the battery to the black housing.
    • Remove the tape holding the battery to the black housing.

    • Slide the entire battery bundle out.

  6. Use plastic spudger to remove blue wire from motor, freeing the motor. Use plastic spudger to remove blue wire from motor, freeing the motor.
    • Use plastic spudger to remove blue wire from motor, freeing the motor.

  7. Twist and pull black casing off of the motor, leaving the motor and irremovable black impeller housing. Twist and pull black casing off of the motor, leaving the motor and irremovable black impeller housing.
    • Twist and pull black casing off of the motor, leaving the motor and irremovable black impeller housing.

Conclusion

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

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