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My husband vacuumed up a pound of feta cheese into the upright vacuum. Cheese is inside, on wheels, etc. I cannot figure out how to open so that I can clean the brush and the isides. Help! Linda


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Yes - an independant vacuum repair shop is unlikely to repair (disassemble) - as this vac is no longer supported (in case something is broken during servicing).
\015\012You will (probably) find the repair to be more than the cost of a new vac.
\015\012Think about it before you get in too far.
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\015\012Thanks for using FixYa!!
Linda,
\015\012Usually there is a cover plate on the bottom of the vacume. The plate can be heldd on by screws or clips. Sometimes the screws are resessed into holes molded in the plastic body of the vacume and go into the plate especially if it is plastic too. Sorry I dont have any lidature on your peticular model from sears. Is the cheese also where the belt is? Remove all that you can bag, cover, anything else that may be removable especially from the lower side below the handle. Often the access to removing the lower section is under anotyher area maybe the upper part of the top or the area of the bag. Look for screws that holkd the bottom on. Examine each screw you remove and mark it on a piece of paper as to where it cam out of. Keep all the screws that are alike on 1 paper pay attention to the type of threads and the length of the screws. You dont want to put back a long screw where a shorter one was. Once you have the screws removed look for flat bars or clips that may be holding the pieces together.
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\015\012This is standard way I try to disassemble anything Im not femilure with. Then do your clean up. I recomend you can use some WD40 it loosens wax and oil and dirt. Cotton q-tips or pipe cleaners may be needed.It dosnt have to be 100% clean but the more the better.
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\015\012And for fathers day get your husband a new vacume. It is what he always wanted take it from a guy who knowes what we like. Its pratical too. Seriously Good luck and thanks for using fixya. If this helpd you gain confidence to remove and repair/clean what you needed please rate me with as high a rating as you can.
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