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Electrolux 6985A wheel (the one on the cord side) is sticking. How do I remove it to clean out the hair or whatever is making it stick?

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Most of these wheels have a push fit. the larger the diameter the tougher to reach the axle portion, but it generally has a flex cutout on at least one side which you can push in slighlty with a long flat screwdriver. Try spraying with WD 40 or silicone spray rather than remove the wheel
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Electrolux 6985A wheel (the one on the cord side) is sticking. How do I remove it to clean out the hair or whatever is making it stick?

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