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The toggle pedal you push to engage/disengage the wheels fell off

I can here a part rattling around in the place where the pedal fell off; however, the fastener used is not your typical screw (i.e, cannot be taken off by a flathead or philips screwdriver).

Is this a repair that I can perform at home?

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  • scasey5341 Jan 24, 2009

    Thanks, I will go get a torx screwdriver.



    Once I open up the vac cleaner, is it possible to reconnect this part on my own? Because it does not look broken, it just sounds like a part has become disconnected.

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The screw head is probably what's called a torx screw, and you can get torx screw drivers and sockets at the hardware store.

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  • Mark Egan Jan 24, 2009

    Probably and if you handy, and have the torx wrench.Just buy a set so you have the one you need. It could also be an allen screw, but if it looks kinda like a star, it's a torx.

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