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Hoover Windtunnel Tseries cord pulled out too

\015 Hoover Windtunnel Tseries cord pulled out too much and won't rewind. I think I know how to fix it, but I need to know how to dismantle the vacuum...at least the clear plastic where you can view the cord...if it were inside...lol. i have the tunnel and filter removed, plus the top screws "supposedly" holding the clear plastic part (labeled cord rewind) in place.\015

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In the case of where you have decided to "fix" it yourself the best thing is to make small drawings of what goes where as you take things apart. Lay out a white towel and put all the parts on it in the order you removed them. To keep from loosing screws you can screw them back in their holes you took them out of, or lay them in order next to the part you took off. Sometimes there may be longer screws. On your drawings indicate where they go. You don't have to be an artist, just as long as you can understand what you've drawn. As far as the switch is concerned it's either a safety feature or there is a wire pulled part way out and is pushed or pulled back into place when you lean the handle back. Now, understand that there are flat metal "clock" springs that are wound up tight on the part the end is attached to. Whatever you do pay close attention to what is going on just as you begin to open the housing up that holds the cord. If the clock spring is attached to something that may come loose as you pull it apart, it's liable to come off of the winding mechanism and completely unwind suddenly. I've had this happen before. And you never know how many times to wind it up in order for it to be able to pull the cord back in the housing quickly like it did when it was working.
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