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Bissell 6900 stopped working how do I open the thing?

\015 I have a Bissell 6900. Just stopped working. Not the house circuit breaker or an outlet. Just does not turn on. Want to open it and found and removed 5 screws but there's either a trick tab to depress or some hidden screws (under the wheels?) that I've not found. I can pry it up an inch from the bag compartment side but something is holding it together in back where the on/off and plug retract are (and yes I did remove the one screw in the deep recess on the top of the unit back there.\015

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Bissell 6900 Digipro ON OFF Power Switch failed. I found the wire connectors for the power switch were corroded. I fixed this by soldering the wires directly to the terminals leading to the motor. To access the circuit board and the on.off power switch I pryed off the cover for the on /off power switch and the cover for the cord retraction leaver. The covers are held on by two tabs that extend under the red cover on the top of the vacuum. Push the switch cover away from the red cover while prying the cover upwards, You may damage the two tabs on the switch cover, as I did, but afterwards, the cover went back in place and appears to work okay. WARNING: This is a home made repair of a 120 VAC circuit. If you are un qualifued to do this repair you face serious risk of a faulty solder and fire inside the vaccuum cleaner. 4fd9446.jpg78baa14.jpg
I think you should leave this to a professional. There is a circuit board in there that is very sensitive. The problem could be there or in the cord rewind, but the first place I check is the plug on the end of the cord. Wiggle the prongs and see if one of them is loose. Plug the machine in and push the cord towards the plug as you click the switch on and off. If the wires inside the plug are at fault, the machine will start and stop. I've seen people (and technicians) rip a machine apart, assuming the worst, only to discover that it was a simple plug replacement that was required. Be very careful with the electronics. They can be expensive and you may end up damaging them unecessarily. If you do get it open, there are several wire harnesses that could be at fault. Sometimes, the pins they plug into on the circuit board, break at the solder point and will burn out. Be careful here. The board can usually be repaired, but only if the problem is not made worse.
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