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Cant access motor compartment

Model 116.2421590 Found 2 screws to access motor compartment. Other 2 screws seem 2 be hidden under stop/start button. Can't access.

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Those screws are hidden under the plastic that you press to make the cord retract.The way I get into that area is to pry it up from the side of the cord retract panel.They take a fair amount of leverage to get it off but it is straightforward from there-Good Luck,

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

  • diane t Nov 04, 2011

    I am trying to get mine off also. Using a screwdriver and prying isn't working. Can't get the clips to release.

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