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Kirby Heritage II Replacing the Motor in the housing HELP!

\015 My husband took the motor out of the vacuum to take it to the repair shop. They said I just need a new lexan fan, which he has seated now, but in the process of trying to replace the motor in the housing, a small metal piece fell out. We are not sure if it was placed inside the housing or fell from the motor assembly. It is about 4 1/2 " long and about 1/4" wide. It has a 90 degree bend on one end that is 1/2". The other end has a slight curve about 1 1/4" from the end and then has a curl on the bottom side. I know this is not much of a description. Could this be a tool that the repairman left in our box or is this some type of mounting or spacing mechanism? HELP! If you can help us out, I can send a picture of the part if that is necessary.\015

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