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The dealer told me my problem is its over heating

How to open the back of eurka 4496 to get to the motor / I had it for 2 yrs and no problems but because of time it needs to be cleaned (motor) I need to know how to get to the motor and clean it.... thank you......

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There should be screws on the top of the base take them out then the cover should come off.ther there are 2 screws on both sides of the motor that hold it to the base.take them out then you are at the motor.look at the motor casing and you will see screws 2 on top and 2 on the bottom that will take the casing off the motor.use a small paint brush to clean the motoe and casing

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