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Kenmore 31913 Foot pedal release lever broken-need to replace

1. Foot pedal release lever broke and now the whole vacuum falls down hitting objects (and me) and has caused dents and damage to furniture and household items. Can't find Kemore upright vacuum model 116.31913101 parts #8174906 Pedal or #8174907 Plate, Pedal Washer (non-service item) on any site so I can order and replace this myself before I get killed by this errant cleaning device.

Thanks, a frustrated vacuum owner,
Judi from Parker, CO

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FixYa techs - thank you for your response but I solved the problems. It took me 2 hours of continual searching but I finally found the parts - listed under the tab sew machines of all things!? There is one pedal in stock and I called the service company and will pick that up and do it myself. I took that part off my vac and put it back on so know I can do it. I've been fixing stuff all my life and it just takes some logic - anyone can do it if they have a tool kit.

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