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How to remove the bag housing from the handle in order to replace the power cord on a Hoover vacuum U5209-930

Trying to replace the power cord on a older Hoover Vacuum U5209-930. I successfully removed the handle from the base by removing the nut and bolt that secures the handle to the base. During assembly, the vacuum cleaner manual says that the bag compartment attaches to the handle via a tab on the bottom of the bag housing and via hooks that go into slots in the handle. I have tried to remove the bag compartment in order to replace the power cord which is secured inside the handle...but have been unsuccessful. Any tips for releasing the hooks from the slot without breaking the hooks? Thank you!

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bad news to you.(don't get mad at me please). 2 prong means is a "DOUBLE INSULATED" vacuum. any electrical repairs are not recommendable other by a shop because after repairs they have to test for grounding with a special meter to prevent electirical shocks. for that reason I personally can not give advice on how to do it. if you want to take the risk, well.... good luck to you. I do this for your safety and ours. I hope you understand my position.

Posted on Feb 09, 2011

Testimonial: "I appreciate the quick responses and I'm not mad :). I did contact a local repair place prior to posting here but wanted to try it myself. Thanks!"

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