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Broken upright locking mechanism
\015 This machine has a locking mechanism that locks it into the upright position. Yesterday this broke and a small piece of plastic flew off. I know I can buy replacement feet but having taken the foot off it does not look damaged, is there anywhere else I should look.\015
I need to know what brand the vacuum is. Various brands have different ways of locking the handle, but most incorporate a pedal that engages the handle. It sounds like you will have to replace the pedal. I hope it's not the handle portion. That becomes more complicated and expensive to replace.
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