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I cannot get the cover off of the hepa filter compartment - can I safely pry it off with tools
Yes if you use a flat head screwdriver and pry it off gently cant see you doing any harm,,the link below is the manual
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I cannot get the cover off of the hepa filter compartment - can I safely pry it off with tools
Yes if you use a flat head screwdriver and pry it off gently cant see you doing any harm,,the link below is the manualhttp://www.riccar.com/ftp/whitepapers/8000 ... Riccar 8850 Vacuum
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