Having problems with your Kenmore Vacuums ?

Mine is a much older Kenmore 840 which for years has only retracted the cord part-way. I expect there is dirt in the retrieval mechanism but can't get at it. HOW do you open this type of vacuum when it seems sealed all around and there are no nuts, bolts or screws visible?


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