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How do I remove the battery in a Dustbuster chv1400 for replacement? I have removed the two screws and removed the cover, but I'm unable to figure out the retaining clips for the battery. Of course I don't want to break the clips.


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That model looks similar to my DB200. Instead of the screws, the underside has a latch/panel that you remove. Place a screwdriver in the two slot-like holes that face each other (one at a time) and the 'door' should pop out. Mine was a little stiff and I broke one of the retainers inside. Shouldn't be a problem. Sourcing a replacement battery 'pack' is what I'm doing now.\012\012\012
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