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Excellio Z5040 - Can't remove the rotating cord
\015 Electrolux Excellio Z5040 vacuum cleaner - I am trying to remove the rotating power cord stow so that I can replace the cord (no continuity). However, it proving a little difficult. It appears that the housing needs to be flexed to allow the shaft to emege from the hole in which it rotates (the other end of the shaft is free). Doing that is proving a little difficult - any ideas would be appreciated!Kind regardsBernard\015
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