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How to open 116.23512301 vacuum canister AC section to wire in replacement 4370608 cable assy. This assembly contains the receptacle that powers the hose. I found the two screws below the bag cover, but can't figure out how to release the end near the retractor lever.


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How to open 116.23512301 vacuum canister AC section to wire in replacement 4370608 cable assy. This assembly contains the receptacle that powers the hose. I found the two screws below the bag cover, but can't figure out how to release the end near the retractor lever.


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