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I just bought a Tfal Ultimate Autoclean iron FV 9450. I am reading through the manual and trying to figure out all the parts and functions. I cannot figure out how to remove the anti calc valve. I see it is part # 12 on the drawing but that piece on my iron (the bit with the little circles on it where it says, " anti calc plus') seems to be a flat piece of integrated plastic with no give or slide to it. .I cannot see how I'd possibly remove it. What do you do - push up? push down? The i


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Anti-calc valve wings (grip) located at #3 of the 1-15 labeled description diagram that is part of the instruction manual. The wings are on either side of the dry/steam control #4. Lift up on the wings (grips) and the dry/steam control will accompany it. The anti-calc valve is under this control. It's easy once you realize where the silly thing is actually located.
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I just bought a Tfal Ultimate Autoclean iron FV 9450. I am reading through the manual and trying to figure out all the parts and functions. I cannot figure out how to remove the anti calc valve. I see it is part # 12 on the drawing but that piece on my iron (the bit with the little circles on it where it says, " anti calc plus') seems to be a flat piece of integrated plastic with no give or slide to it. .I cannot see how I'd possibly remove it. What do you do - push up? push down? The i


Anti-calc valve wings (grip) located at #3 of the 1-15 labeled description diagram that is part of the instruction manual. The wings are on either side of the dry/steam control #4. Lift up on the wings (grips) and the dry/steam control will accompan ... Vacuums

My DC 17 is plugged. I can see through the small hole in the top blue "flower shaped" that the holes at the top of the canister are plugged with hair & dirt. I cannot see anyway to get to these small round holes. Is there a way to remove the top blue "flower shaped" piece? I have removed the inner cone from the clear canister but still cannot get up underneath.


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Last night as I was vacuuming, I noticed that the belt stop indicator light was on. I pulled out the hair that had gotten tangled around the brush in hopes of solving the problem. It didn't change things. I then unscrewed the entire bottom piece to take out the brush roller. I removed hair from the end piece of the brush roller and reattached the belt; however, I cannot figure out where the microchip is supposed to go so that I can reassemble the base piece by screwing it back together. It seems


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Dear Sir or Madam, I own a black 23 x 47 x 7 mm Rowenta lighter. It has a screw on bottom that I cannot remove. What is it hiding ? Is this lighter refillable ? Is there a flint to replace ?. I've found on your site the following : "By jbbiii on Apr 06, 2009 Father died and left me a Rowenta lighter purchased in Stutgart in 1952. It has a screw on bottom with spring to replace the flint, but I cannot figure out how to open the bottom to replace the cotton wadding which I can see through the hole


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Dead motor I purchased a new motor for my Dyson Animal but I cannot figure out how to get the thing apart to replace it. There are weird star shaped screws but I can't even see how removing those would get me where i need to be. HELP!!!


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The brush is not moving on the vaccume. I'm pretty sure that the belt is busted. I cannot see how to get the shroud off, so that I can get to the roller and belt. It all looks and feels like one piece, even when I start removing screws. It is a bag-less vac. The model number is - v1310rs. Thank you.


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The removable filter at the front is cleaned regularly, and is not clogged. However, the machine appears to be suffering from being clogged by dust, as it has started to make a high pitched noise, and I fear it may burn out. I can see some dust inside the front panel but cannot see how to remove the front to clean it out. (NB. I have located two screws - one on either side - but cannot see how to proceed further.) Please help! Thank you.


\015\012\015\012Hi,Here\015\012is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel but I bet you have the same\015\012problem and the hose is clogged...Bissell Bagless Upright\015\012 ... Vacuums

I have a Dyson DC-17 and the top of the cyclone has hair and other debris jammed in the ports. It has 6 six screws holding the parts together and I can only get access to 4 of the screws. The bottom piece appears to be removable, but I can't figure out how to remove it without damaging it. If I can get this piece off, then I have access to the other 2 screws. Can you tell me how to remove the bottom piece? Thanks in advance.


The instructions on how to dis-assemble your DC-17 are somewhat lengthy and it is quite helpful to have pictures and videos handy while you are doing it. Normally I would give the instructions here, but due to the amount of info that is necessary to ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hover F7452-900 My brushes are not turning. I have taken the tanks off to check the switch that changes from carpet to hard terrain to Ceramic tile.I noticed that there is a spring that has came off. I tried to disassemble the top half (nose) of the cleaner but I have came to a stand still. I cannot figure out how to remove the cover so I can figure out where the spring should be attached. I have removed all the screws that are visible and it still won't budge. It is loose but on the back side o


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It attaches at the bottom of the hose and goes into the bottom of the valve. Located on the back bottom of the unit. ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Unable to remove round filter in bottom due to bolt not secure inside vacuum and it is just spinning so I can't remove nut holding on filter, but cannot see how to remove top of vacuum to get at other end of nut.


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Have new oreck quest canister and having trouble figuring out how to change vacuum bag. I have the plastic piece that you attach bag to, but don't know where the piece fits into the vacuum. looking for a diagram or manual to see where to install the plastic piece


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I have a eureka bravo upright model 9600. I have removed the hood . I need to remove the brushe roller to install a new belt. I cannot figure out how to remove the brush roller.


Check out this URL:\015\012\015\012http://www.svcvacuum.com/beltrep2.html\015\012\015\012looks like it has just what you are looking for.\015\012Would appreciate a thumbs up on this if you find it beneficial.\015\012Paul ... Eureka Vacuums

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Well... to start.... you are on the vacuum area.... can not help here!!!! ... Vacuums

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My Sebo X1 stopped working and my husband tested it and determined that the on off switch was not working. I purchased a replacement switch online but I cannot figure out how to remove the old switch. Please can you help?


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I have an antique White sewing machine. The plaque reads Dressmaster made in U.S.A. It is green cast iron. The numbers on it are 605-9761 and E6354. I cannot figure out how to get the bobbin thread to pull up. Where can I find a manual?


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Need to replace a vacuum belt on a eureka model 4377. I cannot figure out how to remove the bottom portion to get to it.


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