Having problems with your Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum ?

I have a Z345 Electrolux cylinder vacuum cleaner, from the 1970s probably, but not used much. I have lost the guide. I forgot to change the bag before it was full. Smoke started to come out - smelling of burnt paper, not rubber. So switched off. It did not blow the fuse, and may be OK. I wish to inspect it. How do I open it up? Alos I have an air filter and a motor filter for it. I have often changed the air filter on the top. How do I get at the motor filter, if there is one? Than


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OK you have to is replaced the bag and that's it.

And don't forget to change the bag again to avoid that problem.

Thank you
Good day!

That smell is common when the dust is full.

Try to clean the dust bag and try to power it ON again but when the smoke is came out again you have to power it off to prevent major damaged.

That vacuum is having a motor,if you desire to open it up for you to inspect just take off the filter on the top and loosening all screws at the side and look for the other possible secret lock inside.

After that,try to spin the motor if it is smooth or hard.If hard need to re-align the motor.

Thank you and good luck.
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