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My electrolux epic 6500sr vacuum has a seized motor. How do I acess the motor to service or change it? There are no obvious screws or clips to open the motor outer case

\015 I have tried to pry the housing open,but fear I may break it if I put too much pressure. Please Help. Thanks Roger\015

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