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Upright self propelled Windtunnel model: The self propulsion does not work and I can see why. I need to know how to get the top cover off the machine to get to the broken part that engages and disengages the wheels. Can you tell me how to get the cover off?

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Turn the machine upside down and locate about half a dozen recessed screws which hold the bottom and the top of the machine together.
First remove the bottom plate, brushroll, and belts. Three screws hold the top cover in place. One screw is in the center just behind the brush. The others are midway up on the sides - you may need a flashlight to see them. Once the screws are out, there are two latches on either side that secure the top cover, and these must be pushed outward with a flat screwdriver. Push one out to loosen the cover, and insert a screwdiver between the cover and the lower body to secure it while you push out the other side. You may want to remove the lower hose as well to make more room while replacing the drive actuating arm.
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